This was a recent challenge that I did. It turned out to be quite dark…
I’m not afraid. I should be, but I’m choosing not to think about it. No fear – no problem – no fear.
Nobody could see me.
I was invisible in an invisible city.
There would be no shame, no judgement, no cat calling. It was liberating.
They gave the order to liberate the city from its crippling insecurities and made everyone invisible and guess what? People became happy. They were lonelier but happy.
This was written half inspired by a daily commute and half by random thoughts of escaping from the daily grind.
The electric doors hummed open and a blast of fresh air hit her in the face and she really believed for a moment that she might step off the train. She believed that she was ready to face the truth. The platform was grey, the skyline was grey, the buildings were grey– it was suffocating. Her head spun and she grasped the door frame trying to breathe, but the greyness was cloying. She heard the tutting and sighing in the distance as she blocked the exit with her bag in her hand.