Workshop Exercises, May 2017

May 1, 2017

We came in twos and threes and fives. We came so no one would notice as we amassed our population here. We came so they wouldn’t get distracted from their selfish goals.

They saw us in human form, for that is what we presented to them, but we loathed that personage. The two legs and two arms. The singular body trunk. Only two eyes.

What is this obsession with the binary form?

 

May 8, 2017

Tears burned at the corners of her eyes, and she pounded a fist against the bed. Aiden couldn’t do this. He had taken so much from her and done it for so long. After the last time, Natalee gathered her belongings in a rush and dashed out of the house Aiden had bought for “them.” She didn’t wait for her courage to follow; she knew from experience that it would limp along when it was ready.