Imperial March: Episode 6

[Instead of something new, today it’s a poem that I wrote in Spring 2011, inspired by working in an empty theatre in the middle of the night. I am still completely swamped with university stuff, but if everything goes according to plan, I’ll be able to find some time to write the next few days.]

Imperial March: Episode 5

He closed his eyes and felt the urge overcome him. It crept into his veins and nerves, his conscience and sub-conscience. He felt he could not resist much longer; could not keep a façade forever. Not much time now, and there would be blood to his feet despite regulations, despite honourable notions of what could…

Imperial March: Episode 4

The sun lit the park brightly, bringing its warmth and peace. Some said night was his element; indeed, he had been born into it and carried it wherever he went. Darkness followed his every step like a silent companion. In many ways it was more than that. A gentle lover, a caring mother, a fascinated…

Imperial March: Episode 3

The young boy sat on the grass attentively, cross-legged, face cast upwards. His eyes were his mother’s, just as gray and just as deep and intelligent. He laughed when Auden shook his head in fake dismay to acknowledge that the boy was too young to be playing with swords all day, even if it was…

Imperial March: Episode 2

[Decisive turning point of one of my main characters – I apologise for all the drama 😉 ] Silence crept over the cold stone floor. It lingered at his feet, proceeded to stroke his legs gently. Numbness seeped in; it engulfed his body, his heart, his soul. Two of which he felt he had just…

Imperial March: Episode 1

[Just a quick explanation here: Together with some friends, I decided to celebrate “Imperial March”, because it is March and we love evil stories and villains. Therefore, we decided to dedicate the whole of March to this theme, and I, for instance, decided to (try to) write something every day – to get back into…