Month: January 2015

An Ending.

Without a single glimpse back, David quietly closed the door and walked down the sidewalk and out of her life.

The Dark Pool of Lamia

Lamina wrapped the mottled scarf around her light frame, enjoying the silky sensation as the soft cool hide hugged her contours. She didn’t have need of mirrors to…

Respawn

Respawn. Where am I this time? More importantly, when am I? I look around. To my left is a medkit and to my right is a box of…

Blankets

“But we have to keep warm,” Jake pleaded as he dropped a pile of blankets on the couch. “Nice try,” said Marnie, hands on her hips. “I’m not…

Down the Hill

“You wax the flyer? It’s all shiny.” “Yuppers. Cooking oil this time. What about you?” “I grabbed Uncle Mikey’s klister. Should make Old Woody fly.” “Race?” “Nah, it’s…

Snowfall

arms wide and eyes closed she raises her face skyward frosty flakes delight Photo by giraffe_756

A Beginning…

Amy wiped the blood from the corner of her mouth and flushed the toilet quickly before her mother asked questions. Photo by Jo Naylor

The Sentinel

My name is Gracie and I am the Sentinel. I sit on the back of the Alpha’s throne and keep watch. His territory is vast and I must…

A Return to Longhand?

I spend a lot of time reflecting on my process: what works, what doesn’t. That kind of thing. Such naval-gazing is a wonderful alternative to actual writing. Ahem.…

What Am I?

We’re twins, you and I. We are so much alike. We have both our positives and negatives. My yin to your yang, so to speak. Alone, we are…

One Last Letter

Ricky checked his mailbox everyday at just before noon, rain or shine. He’d done this for as long as he could remember. Clip the leash on Duke, Number…