The Garden of Thoughts

The first rays of sunshine poked through the crystallized gunk covering his eyes. He woke up and quickly began to tend his garden of thoughts. His roommates stumbled awake, a bit startled by the break in the morning routine. Marcos danced slowly, making waves with his hands and smiling without having a real reason for … Continue reading The Garden of Thoughts

Brick by Brick

“I’ve never seen a house like this one,” a woman in a pink jacket said, letting out puffs of warm breath on the cold cloudy day. “I built it, brick by brick, as they say,” said a tall slender man opening the front door. The house’s unique style never settled well with the neighbors. The … Continue reading Brick by Brick

The Toymaker’s Curse

If you walk down Central Street and veer towards the left, you’ll see a small, unassuming shop at the end of an alley. The old cobblestone street is lined with derelict storefronts that the city pretends are just vintage by designating them “historic” with a shiny plaque. You can’t tell the store is a toyshop, … Continue reading The Toymaker’s Curse