Category: Writings

Emerald Fire

I had just parked my car and pressed the lock button when I noticed her. The old woman on the street pushed her shopping cart, stuffed to the…

The Doorway

I climbed the back staircase of my grandparent’s old house. The layers upon layers of white paint adorned the railing and casings. They were only slightly dulled by…

Timmy Calls Wish Fulfillement

“Hello. Wish Fulfillment Department, a division of Hopes and Dreams Incorporated. Welcome to our Customer Care Centre. Please listen carefully to the following options so that we may…

A Bargain

Saturday mornings were never complete without the obligatory yard sale run. We’d hop in the family beater and dash from trailer to trailer all over the park to…

Martin Makes His Stand

Martin slipped his battered old pickup into neutral and turned the engine off. Ol’ Trusty coasted behind the bluff and crunched on the gravel shoulder. He winced at…

Masks

Every day of the week he wears masks, trading one mask for another. His true self always guarded and held apart from the world of men. He wakes…

Descent

JOHN’S RUN John was in the zone. His stride was smooth and his breathing was even. He felt like he could run forever at this pace. Ace was…

Dana’s Story

PRIM “I have something to tell you”, said Dana quietly, barely audible. We were all laughing uncontrollably at the melted marshmallow and chocolate plastered to Maggie’s face. It…

Danny’s Redemption

A sharp breeze stirred up the gutter dirt as Danny crossed the otherwise motionless street. It stung his face, both the sandy debris and the cold air. He…

Stormy Night

It was a dark and stormy night. Sure, it’s cliché but thats how I remember how it all started. How I was forced in to making this decision.…