Cosmic

Feverish clamour to be heard by jaded audiences. She muted her call and closed her eyes.

Sinking into deep silent space. Decelerating the Universe.

Cosmic web of curated possibilities abbreviated into finite coherent values.

A fire lit up inside her.

cosmic /ˈkɒzmɪk/
adjective
adjective: cosmic
relating to the universe or cosmos, especially as distinct from the earth.
“cosmic matter”
inconceivably vast.

Punctuation

She absorbed his silence. Cold. Metallic.
Her solitary introspection punctuated with myriad ‘might have beens.’

 

punctuation /pʌŋ(k)tʃʊˈeɪʃ(ə)n/noun

the marks, such as full stop, comma, and brackets, used in writing to separate sentences and their elements and to clarify meaning.

Subtraction

Fossilised words. Permanent scars.

She wasn’t willing to give up on him.

Not just yet.

So she decided to stay. At the exact moment he chose to walk away.

Unfathomable anguish. Steely resolve.

subtraction 
/səbˈtrakʃn/
noun
the process or skill of taking one number or amount away from another.
subtraction of this figure from the total”

 

Because

 

‘Good Morning!’ she smiles at him.

Quiet elevator swish. The space in between filled with incessant muted storms. Recurring constants in a whimsical equation.

’I’ll email those metrics,’ he says.

’Hmm,’ she nods, her expression neutral.

Equals. No more, no less.

because  /bɪˈkɒz/
conjunction
for the reason that; since.

Mirror

 

‘I won’t drag you down,’ he said in quiet anguish.

Her world slowly shattered into pieces.

Each shard etching its memory in blood.

His strength dwindled to emptiness in a twisted world.

Her heart froze.

She remembered, she knew how to forget.

Mirror /mɪ/ Noun
a surface, typically of glass coated with a metal amalgam, which reflects a clear image.
mirror

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Confluence

‘Good Morning,’ said the warm friendly voice in her headset.

Keen intellect. Intuitive empathy. Quiet vulnerability.

They both shared a childlike conviction – in azure skies, vibrant rainbows, mythical creatures.

Smiling, she turned up the volume. Her voice calm as she articulated her plans.

For one enchanted moment across continents, the Sun and Moon cast their languorous incandescence in complete harmony.

Confluence / kɒnflʊəns / Noun
An act or process of merging. Often used to talk about the coming together of factors or ideas, or of cultures in a diverse city

Physics

He emptied the vial into his mouth, his features transformed into a familiar face. And then another. One by one. People she knew well over the years, loved dearly.

‘We’re programmed to love a certain kind of person. That’s absolute.
Names? faces? Those are random.’

He walked out of the door, from her life.

Physics /ˈfɪzɪks/noun
the branch of science concerned with the nature and properties of matter and energy.