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Empty Shade of a Whistling Thorn

Prompt response: Stones and Bones Hide Memories

It’s maddening if I think too hard about it; this emptiness, this void whispering sweet nothings within us — whistling between us — that we never seem able to traverse due to too many missing pieces.

It is often enough to make me laugh between shoulder-shaking sobs. I frequently find myself absently…



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Barry Dawson Jr. IV

Medium Top Procrastinator. Guilty of writing under the influence. No, I’m not upset. My face always looks this way. INTP