A New Earth – The Circle

Continued from previoushttps://tsakraklides.com/2021/07/31/a-new-earth-to-all-new-arrivals/ Olivia looked at her notifications.  Jonathan had just sent her a screenshot of a satellite image of the illuminated area of the ocean, and a text message: “on my way”.  Over at the Minimalists’ corner, the ritual celebration had turned into an impromptu leadership meeting in light of the new development in … Continue reading A New Earth – The Circle

A New Earth – To All New Arrivals

continued from previous Olivia was out on an evening stroll.  She begun to curiously walk towards the far end of the beach, where a medium-sized group of Minimalists had set up a permanent vigil for months now. Tonight, the atmosphere was different: re-energized by the latest reports of new variants arising across the globe, the … Continue reading A New Earth – To All New Arrivals

A New Earth – Petunia

He reached deep into one of the pockets in his jacket and took out the packet of Black Sky that one of the Revelers at the shelter had sneaked in as a goodbye present.  He held the tiny ziploc bag up to the faint light, looking at the transparent crystals inside.  Turning the bag sideways … Continue reading A New Earth – Petunia

A New Earth – Why do I photograph things?

continued from previous He could see that the urban landscape was becoming rougher further down towards the port: this was the area where the main river of debris had come rushing down from the mountain at the peak of the hurricane, following the ancient creek that had been paved over in the past hundred years. … Continue reading A New Earth – Why do I photograph things?

A New Earth – The Square

continued from previous John looked out of his window and down into the destroyed botanical garden that used to take up most of the space in the square.  There was still broken glass lying everywhere, marking the silhouette of where the huge dome of the central conservatory used to stand.  Most of the debris had … Continue reading A New Earth – The Square

A New Earth – The Revelers

continued from previous The city had barely lifted itself out of the flood when the rain begun pummeling it down again.  Dangerous rivers were forming in the streets once more, teaming up with the grey sky to compose a picture of a post-apocalyptic urban waterworld.  But the downpour didn’t stop some of the last remaining … Continue reading A New Earth – The Revelers