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Devil

Both Sides – Side Two

At times, when I’m traveling, I wake up in the midst of the night in some foreign place, yet I am completely sure to lie in my own bed. Then it gradually becomes apparent that something is different: the size and shape of the room has changed, the bedside tables are somewhere else or nowhere to be found, the door is on a different wall. After realizing that, usually a few seconds are enough for me to start recalling events that brought me there; still, before that moment, there’s a pause, a corner in time where ideas about myself and my own character with perspectives, thoughts and emotions haven’t completely …

Warm creatures are cold

I’m walking half-naked from one room to another, looking for that black, short, consumed underwear shirt I just use at home. My warm skin cuts the air as a burning sword and a bad, cold but still sweet feeling of rain- and autumn-flavored illness completely starts possessing me. It reminds me of when I was at home in bed during school days, warm but looking at the fresh weather and wind outside, cared about by my mother; that time where there were mostly very rich feelings, not very precise thoughts. I think I’ve got a slight cold and a slighter fever. That’s curious. Smells and tastes from my past seem …

Devil’s shoes

“Trust me, you’ll recognize it when you find it” – he had been told. “There aren’t many creatures that look like us people and still can walk there without any protection.” He had never been there, it was the first time for him and he had never walked a shell either.  That one must have been the so-called Circle of Wind, and its ability to roam it on his feet must have been one more reason people was calling it a devil. That trip was about to cost him a lot, mostly because he had to rent that vehicle, but he was going to earn much more than that. He …