AuguryAuguryRae awoke with a feeling that something was different. She didnt open her eyes right away, but lay, absorbing everything in. As she shifted her arms, she could feel a coarseness similar to that of dirt, and the thick scent of dust filled her nostrils with every breath. It was silent, with no trace of wind, the kind of silence that comes with a newly fallen snow.As she opened her eyes, she could see dark gray clouds shivering above, obscuring any trace of sky. Tiny orbs of light drifted down around her, like little falling fireflies whose wings had finally given up. Getting to her feet, Rae looked around her, drinking in her surroundings with bated breath.It was a plain of ashes- a lonely land, devoid of color and warmth. Crumbling structures of grey stone stood here and there in the dusk, slowly turning into dust and sand. And as she peered out into the distance, shallow shapes were swallowed by shadow, giving the impression that if one ventured into the surrounding dark
SmokeyHe leaps to the tableOn little cat feetFlicking his tailWhile stepping lightly.On little cat feetHe mews at the womanWhile stepping lightlyOver cold laminate.He mews at the womanAsking for somethingOver cold laminateWith affectionate purrs.Asking for somethingHe leaps to the groundWith affectionate purrsAnd rubs against her leg.He leaps to the groundIn blissful expectationAnd rubs against her legWhile she works above.In blissful expectationHe runs to his bowlWhile she works aboveAnd gives him his meal.