Under the Serious Moonlight

She ran through the forest, plants slapping at her legs and branches whipping her face. I didn't listen, she thought. My inside voice said don't go in there. A rock loomed up in the moonlight and she leapt over it. Janet landed on soft ground and her ankle snapped. She fell and tumbled, then slid … Continue reading Under the Serious Moonlight

I’ve seen fire, and I’ve seen rain

A pair of chameleons huddled in a catalpa as the forest blazed around them, only to be drowned when the clouds released a deluge. Never had two chameleons been happier to be washed out of their tree. A conversation intruded on the chameleons' attempt to swim, as absentminded humans jogged through the steaming remains of … Continue reading I’ve seen fire, and I’ve seen rain