Orchid (part 5)

All I can do is stare at him and clutch the flower closer. For some reason, it seem important to hold onto the orchid. What is he asking me? Why is he smirking at me like that?”  I am unable to say anything.

“All right then, I’ll let someone else pick you up!” The young man laughs then, and circles around me once before peeling off at full speed back through the entrance.

I watch the tail lights become dimmer and dimmer…

“Meow…”

A cat, huge, black and sleek, with the most intelligent eyes I’ve ever seen in another living thing.

“Hello there,” I say, kneeling down to pet it. It feels good to have something alive here with me. As we get acquainted, a name comes to me. “Moriah, that’s what I’ll call you.”

She gives her sign of approval by brushing up against my leg.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s