|I miss Johannesburg.|
ApostasyApostasyApostasy by dave-hoghtoncarter
"Nothing is forbidden. Everything is permitted"
- Hashishim-attributed slogan (Persia, c.11th), from Nietzsche
The night smelled of sulphur, stale cigarettes, and fresh vomit. Clouds drifted by, floating over the neon and halogen mezzanine that illuminated the city. I left the house numbed, cold as stone.
The bag went straight in the nearest skip, all the old crap that had been 'ours'. Maybe I'm too much of a romantic, but I always thought that 'I love you' was supposed to imply a commitment of some kind, and I always thought that was what we had. Intense, dangerous even, as it was, I still thought it would last.
She fed me the kind of excuse I'd heard my mates use a thousand times. Even if most of them were laddish bastards, a majority at least had the sensitivity to clothe "I'm bored with you" in circumlocution. She just came out with it, bold as the most misogynistic bloke you could ever meet. One minute, we were together, the next minute we weren't. No
WhispersAre you asleep?Whispers by schwarzehimmel
Do you remember the day we met?
Do you remember the first thing you said to me?
I was just coming in and you were just leaving. I was looking over my shoulder talking so I didn't see you until it was too late. We backed right into each other and I dropped my keys. You picked them up for me and then you looked directly down at me and it seemed like I could see right through your eyes and into your soul. Then you smiled and I saw that your teeth were just slightly crooked and I liked it.
I love your smile. Have I ever told you that?
But do you remember what you said?
"Sorry, there, sweetheart." And you smiled again and gave me back my keys.
I remember that so well. How old were you then? You couldn't have been more than twenty. So how old was I?
I guess it doesn't really matter. I was a virgin then, anyway. So however old that would make me. Young. Plenty younger than you. You weren't my first, though. Maybe the best. Maybe. But not the first.
I loved your acce
The Web Designers Lounge Vol. 2 The Web Designers Lounge Vol. 2The Web Designers Lounge Vol. 2 by xmod
Ok! I'm back with a new issue of WDL which started last week on the 18th Dec with the first installment of The Web Designers Lounge.
Last week after featuring some of the works from the known and unknown, i realized i had missed so many more works from so many people! lol.. And in this issue i've tried to make up for that mistake by bringing you the best from the best!
I was a little disappointed when i saw that there were no submissions from the members side.. So i ask people to please come forward and make my work easier! lol.. Show some support for our little community and submit some works!
This week has seen some of the best work from various artists! It's like the artists are now opening up their bag of tricks as the year rolls towards an end, saving the best for a spectacular end! But like after every sad end, ther