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Barbara Insfran's Writings

Short Story
Jun.17.2013
CHAPTER 12   The day was beautiful. Caliope could see the sun shining and the sky clear. She was still cuddling on the bed wrapped in the warm sheets and the scent still perfuming the room. That night she had only good dreams, calming and soothing ones. Before going to sleep after dinner, Elaine made something she still couldn’t understand, but it helped her...
Short Story
Apr.26.2013
CHAPTER 11 It was almost 4 in the morning, but Magna was wearing a business suit and was more awake than anyone else. Elaine walked inside the living room first, followed by Caliope and Amra who were holding hands. Pronab left to his own apartment a few floors below. Elaine Clark: there is a reason why I live in a tall building, Caliope… I don’t like creatures...
Short Story
Apr.21.2013
CHAPTER 10 Amra was resting sideways on her bed, and Caliope was only inches away, with her eyes closed and facing down. He had an arm bellow his head, elevating his gaze above her body, and his other arm was guiding his hand up and down as his fingertip brushed the contours of her body. She was ticklish, and giggled softly every time he caressed her waist and...
Short Story
Apr.17.2013
CHAPTER 9 Caliope noticed the change of pace and attitude in Amra. But something inside her told her to just follow and she would sooner, if not later, found out what was happening. They arrived to the restaurant for what she thought it was early, but both Miss Clark and Pronab were already waiting in a special table reserved and isolated for them. The latest...
Short Story
Apr.16.2013
CHAPTER 8 Caliope woke up and found herself on the bed, a blanket covering and giving her warmth. She looked around and there were no signs of Amra around. She sat on her bed and took a deep breath, pondering about the last events. Did she dream it all? No, it was real, she knew it was real. She could still feel his perfume, his arms, the warm sensation of his...
Short Story
Apr.14.2013
  CHAPTER 7 She did not think twice, she crushed her face in his chest and wrapped her arms around him. Amra held her tenderly, and caressed the back of her hair. She was incredibly happy and pushed away the thoughts of why he was there in the first place, and that late at night. She hadn’t seen him in weeks and she felt how much she missed him, it was crazy...
Short Story
Apr.14.2013
  CHAPTER 6 It happened fast. Before she could think about it, she was on her knees covering her chest. She haven’t had this feeling since high school. One single long and hard drilling pain in her chest that forced her to bend over as the seconds passed by. Her neck tense, she couldn’t breathe. Amra watched with horror how she crumbled down on the floor...
Short Story
Apr.13.2013
CHAPTER 5 Caliope picked up her bag, and went to the door to grab the delivery. The young man was in a hurry; he gave her the box and got annoyed when he noticed she had not the exact amount of the charge. She didn’t gave him a tip. After locking the door, Caliope walked back into the kitchen. As soon as she crossed the door, there it was again, that feeling of...
Short Story
Apr.12.2013
CHAPTER 4   There was a big sound and everything around Caliope was shaking. She crutched down on the sidewalk and felt how some hard fabric as well as some pieces of wood landed on her back. Kneeling down she curled in a fetal position. Screams and cries were loud and deafening. She felt as someone was pulling her from her arm but she couldn’t move. It was...
Short Story
Apr.10.2013
  CHAPTER 3   After an uneventful night, Caliope decided to go to bed and take a nice rest. On the morning, she felt a strange sensation as if she was being watched, even though she was half asleep and slowly waking up, those feeling were creeping into her mind until she searched around her room just to find everything was in order. She rolled on her...