An Ever-fixed MarkAn Ever-fixed Mark5 years ago in Literature Entries More Like This
Eight minutes. He had eight minutes. He stared at the miraculous clock. One last chance to see her, her beautiful face. His heart pounded in time with his head: Hurry, hurry, hurry. One more turn, and he can turn back time, to apologize, to amend. One more turn, and he can---
She would be alive again.
--see her eyes, full and alive. The long-hidden dreams, steeped deeply within his soul, rose once more.
Severus brushed by the students, so preoccupied with this one thought that he forgot even to snarl. In the faint back of his mind, he realized that the Carrows were yelling at him. And then he was in front of the Gryffindor entrance. He stepped forward
--right into Minerva. "WHAT do you think you are doing?" she hissed," Out for fresh meat, aren't you, you slimy COWARD!"
The word rang in his mind, and his eyes finally noticed Minerva. Her hair was a wild mess, and her face screwed in anger. And Minerva's eyes burned a fiery light, just like her's. Seve
My Name is ElaineShe stood before the mirror, one hand placed against the glass. The other held a washcloth to wipe away her mask. She tried to purse her ruby lips, looking like a tease. Wondering what they saw in her, their touch a brutal squeeze.My Name is Elaine6 years ago in Think Pink IV More Like This
First came off the eye shadow, her smoky gaze now blue. Then came the pale pink that stained her cheeks untrue. Finally her lips, no longer the shade of blood. She attempted to pull a smile, but it turned into a dud.
Will you still loved me? she asked her own reflection. Am I still beautiful, or a doll in a collection? Can you see the truth behind my lies? Do you know the reason for my sighs?
Unable to turn away without an answer, she pulled off her wig, her head shaven from cancer. The tears that pooled in her eyes began to fall. Tracing her face one last time, she received no reply at all.
Wrapped up in a blanket woven with ribbons of pink, she promised herself not to think. Her shoulders shuddered with