20   392 readings 5 min
The old priest considered the cast-iron oil pot sitting in the corner of the immaculate kitchen. It was heavy, and his back hurt.
The trees growing on the canyon walls whispered to him. ... [+]

8   526 readings 5 min
Elise finally succumbed to exhaustion just as the plane was circling Schiphol Airport. She was flying from New York to Amsterdam to visit an aging uncle. Elise had never left the U.S. before, had ... [+]

7   674 readings 5 min
The moment he entered the bar, I knew that Mister J. wasn’t your usual guest. Maybe it was the way his eyes darted around, taking the measure of everything he saw, or that half smile as he ... [+]

422   3596 readings 1 min
It was dangling there, hanging from a nail in the wall on a little copper-plated hemp string. It shone softly with a crystalline silver reflection, almost translucent. Sometimes, when through the ... [+]

Winner - Jury Selection
Grand Prix Hiver 2018
145   1623 readings 3 min
All adults have, in their memory, the places which defined their childhood. They just have to shut their eyes to visualize them and the feelings associated with these places come flooding back. ... [+]

Winner - Jury Selection
Grand Prix Hiver 2017
177   2209 readings 5 min
I am waiting for Bernard. He should have been here at 10:30, and it’s already 10:32. Something is wrong. Bernard is never late.

Besides, when I’m a bit slow in getting to our daily ... [+]