Month: September 2014

Lovecraft’s Legacy

The impact of H.P. Lovecraft on modern genre fiction is astounding. While Edgar Allan Poe spun yarns of gothic horror and laid the groundwork for detective mysteries, Lovecraft…

Aguta’s Trek

Nanuk the Bear stood on his hind legs and sniffed the icy air. Dog. He looked across the snowy plain and saw the sled make its approach. The…

Alien Haiku

Driving late at night Bright green lights whirling above Almond eyes greet me Photo by interdimensionalguardians

First Change

Raised by the pack, we didn’t know about the Change util it happened to my friend Brown Ear. Running in the woods, four-feet, paws and fur was all…

No Need to See

warm oil on your back my hands exploring your curves teasing fingertips Photo by Alexandre Dulaunoy

Tommy and Jamie

I hate waiting at the bus stop. It’s cold out and I forgot my mitts. Jamie went back to get ‘em. Tommy keeps pulling my hair on the…

Strength

“You can do this,” he said with an intensity that made me smile. I marvelled at the heft of the weapon, feeling its steely coolness, knowing a simple…

Last Glimpse

I found the perfect spot, for us to share a final gaze Of cosmic wonder, before the end of days The stars winked brightly, and the moon rose…

Playing with Fire

My thumb flicked the striker of the lighter and the spark gave birth to yet another flame. I studied its flicker and playful dance, the power in my…

The Perfect Trick

All eyes were either on Scott’s hands or Amy’s outfit. That was part of the hook. He’d fumble through the basic show tricks ably enough despite only picking…

Villain

Vanquishing the mighty hero Inciting mayhem and chaos Legions of henchmen Lair of deceit Aggressor Intrigue rules with an iron fist No mercy says the wicked