Pantheon Rome

Eastern Transept

You can listen to John Severity read my story over at the Mash Stories Soundcloud Podcast   The morning sun filtered through the window of the eastern transept, light falling on the nave like a ray of gold that had descended from the heavens. No doubt they had planned for it. Had configured their measurements and placed the window with this in mind – a celestial connection to God. He sat in the aisle and tried to imagine them, these men who had dreamed their cathedral into existence more than five hundred years ago, but it was beyond his imagination Read More

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The Technician Has Eyes Of Deepest Blue

Listen to me read “The Technician Has Eyes Of Deepest Blue” Podcast music via http://www.freesfx.co.uk/music/ The technician has eyes of deepest blue. I notice them as she leans over me. Feel her brush against my cheek, the crimson flush rising on the surface of my skin “Just a tiny prick, okay?” she says. I nod “Uh-huh” but I am already lost, remembering a deeper blue I saw once. “You’ll see stars soon” she smiles. At least I think that’s what she says. “What a peculiar thing for a dentist to say”, the last thought I have. Because I fall then, Read More

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This Little Piggy

“The trouble with these people is they take themselves too seriously. In fact, they take everything too seriously.” She offered up a half-hearted grunt by way of reply, because she didn’t want to encourage him. If he thought he had her attention, he would keep going, on and on, about this, that and the other. She looked towards the television to see what it was that was aggravating him this time. Some kid was on the news. She could tell it was a kid by how slight their shoulders were, and something about the stance, defiant, but unsure for all Read More

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