A flame ignited within, soon turned into fire. It engulfed the space. It vanquished unholy shadows that lurked in distant corners. It burned the entire place down to ashes.
It was here, and it was then, the Phoenix rose.
Blink and You’re Gone
When I blink, I see your pretty face. My pupils dilate like a pulsating heart. My breath becomes heavier, and the mind races to catch your glimpse.
Then I open my eyes, and the heart breaks.
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9… 9.55, 9.56, and 9.57…
A fraction faster would make him the fastest man alive.
A fraction later, he would just be an afterthought.
Remembered by some, and forgotten by many.