Look at the moon, yellow, round and full. Its dreams are the same as yours.
Though days are hot, they have become shorter. Stars arrive sooner to light their lanterns in the darkness above. Some stars are dead, but their echoing glow still reaches this place. Such brightness does not fade easily, even when the source is long gone.
It was snowing. A girl and a boy walked down the avenue, leaving traces in the squeaky cushions under their feet. Both of them were quiet. The girl saw a small snow hill on a bench they were passing by. She picked up some snow without the boy noticing it. Quickly, she made a snowball, and waited for the boy to get a couple of steps ahead of her. Then, she threw the snowball at him, hitting him in the neck, behind his jacket collar, just where a bit of his skin was revealed. At first he stopped. It was the most unpleasant feeling. He turned around and chased after the girl. Both of them were laughing, as he collected snow in his hands.
“No,” the girl said when she saw how much snow he was ready to throw at her.
“There are consequences, and you can’t escape them,” he replied, grinning.
This is the time of the year when everything bursts one more time and then it fades into a lifeless background. Autumn has stages, like some sort of a sickness. At first, it looks like the most wonderful time of the year. It is still warm outside and people have just arrived from their vacations, fresh and ready to start their work again.The scenery is wonderful, and that is why I like to spend autumn on the slopes of the mountain near the town I live in. Continue reading
A young man was walking by the lake with his girlfriend. They had just arrived at the beach filled with small rocks and sat there, near the water. The young man was drinking his soda, and when he finished it, he nonchalantly threw the empty can into the lake.
“What are you doing?” his girlfriend protested when the can hit the surface and slowly sank as it was filling up with water.
“The garbage bin is too far. It’s not going to hurt anyone, and the beach guards will take it out in the evening anyway,” the young man said. He smiled at her and hoped that it would make her forget about his recklessness. She shook her head and opened a bag of potato chips. Continue reading