Azriel grew up in a world where people walked, ate, and breathed phones. Once one of her friends committed suicide, she can not help but want to rip the 'head-phone' out of the side of her face after realizing that the world has turned into speechless zombies, all text messaging each other instead of speaking. All her life, ads and voices echoed in her head, and she will do anything to stop it. -- This short story was inspired by the verizon wireless commericials and written during math as I watched two girls text messaging each other.
An old woman returns to a ballroom that she danced in when she was young. Here, she relives her memories of dancing and romance (with a ghost).