Monthly Archives: July 2012

the look in their eyes: ch3

The first time they met, he told her his last name was German for “dark”. Leon was old, but he had sparkling eyes.  A couple of tattoos marked his forearms, and they were the old messy blue hand-needled kind, from long … Continue reading

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The Look in Their Eyes: brief descript

“The Look in Their Eyes” is a story about the existential connection between the “look in their eyes”and the question of the meaning of existence. The Look is a look of Want.  It is primitive, in the sense that it’s … Continue reading

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the look in their eyes ch2: the abyss

It was very dark and quiet.  Occasionally, Violet would hear the soft, distant appproach of a car, and as it passed by the house, a shadow-reflection of the two bedroom windows would chase around the wall of Violet’s bedroom.  Otherwise, … Continue reading

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the look in their eyes prologue

The funniest thing:  that even now, in the few moments preceding the passage from this, the only world Violet knew, into the unknown abyss of death, the thin layer of ennui, boredom, needing that unattainable something more, that general want … Continue reading

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