On the Platform

“Are you waiting for someone, miss?”       “Yes.”       “Would you prefer to sit in the waiting room?”       “No thank you.”       She had been sitting there for quite some time and the train station master was beginning to wonder if she was really waiting for anyone at all. She certainly appeared to be…

The Gardener

Their forks clicked in unison against the empty plates as they set them down, finished. The utensils were not the only things that had clicked. The meal had been delicious, the girl lovely, the man courteous, the conversation interesting and free of the awkward pauses generally ended by dull commentaries on the weather or the…

Graveyard Library

Upon finishing up my finals and juries today, I found my mind in a muddle, so I did the natural thing: I went exploring. In doing such, I happened upon a cemetery and spent a great deal of time wandering and wondering. To any outside observer, I was just another a college girl in an ugly Christmas sweater…

Ambidextrous

Ambidextrous             “I,” he wrote in large, blocked script with a pen clenched between the stiff fingers of his left hand. A more definite pronoun had never before graced a blank page. Except for every other page in the diary. And every other diary of every other shelf in the small room, made even smaller…

Another Open Letter from an INTJ

Hello again! A while ago I posted "a Rare Open Letter from an INTJ" and feel inclined to continue this one-sided correspondence with another. A word that is not commonly associated with the INTJ personality combination is "emotional." Another such word might be "caring" or "friendly." Well, to quote a wise television character: FALSE. INTJs…