Chasing Amadeus – Two

Isla, November 19th, 2017 The night had long fallen over London in a darkness that resembled a black velvet blanket, both in texture and feeling, as the clock finally chimed to introduce a new day.  Right then, the dark seemed all-encompassing, its rule only broken by the few lighten windows, seemingly looking through the night like one-eyed creatures and the everlasting strings of fairy lights that had found their…
London
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Chasing Amadeus – One

Finn, December 24th, 1997 For a second the comfortable silence of Christmas Eve was broken by the striking of the clock. It was 10 PM and for the first time this entire evening a yawn sneaked its way onto Finn’s face. His little sister hadn’t lasted as long and had fallen asleep between her new Barbie dolls and stuffed animals a while ago. Finn, however, had trained an entire…
Salzburg
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Chasing Amadeus – Preview

CHASING AMADEUS A paperchase through Salzburg, Austria. A winter story. “The scent of lavender bit her nose, irritating more than it calmed her. Still, she fought to keep her breath steady, guiding big gulps of the flowery scented air into her lungs, convincing herself that this situation was not at all out of the ordinary. She was not hyperventilating in her seat; she was not digging her fingernails into…
Salzburg
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Dear August: Time and Time again

Dear August, I stop mid-sentence, resting my ink-stained fingers against my head. The words, so eager and ready to find their place on the page before me, are forced to hold back and wait for another excruciating second, before I pick up my pen again. Even then my own stern voice rings too loudly through my head: do I have time for this? There is a sheer endless amount…
Stockholm
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Words and Wishes

They are falling – slow for now. In a world full of pain, never landing, somehow.   Words and wishes, there is so much she misses. Wishes and words, fly away now, like birds.   They are falling – quicker now. There is so much to gain, by landing, somehow.  
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