Writings - Page 11

Alpha Dreams

1 minute read

Dawn’s dim light glows in the porch windows. I sidle up to my girl and nuzzle her neck. She wakes and looks at me, her whiskers twitching. She smells it too....

The Hike

1 minute read

My life will never be the same. I spent the day climbing the rocky hillside. I needed to reach the summit and the cliff-side. I passed many other outcropping...

Dog Days

1 minute read

My life will never be the same. All it took was one moment of lazy exasperation. Supper steamed on the table, taunting me with its awesomeness. I was hungry....

Alone on Tazin Lake

4 minute read

The Cessna’s wings clipped the tops off several jack pine as it thundered through the brush on its way down. When it finally slammed to a stop, Gus unbuckled...

In the Eye of the Sandstorm

2 minute read

A gust of wind stirred up the dust of the deserted street. It stung the stranger’s face as he led his burro into town. He brought his free arm across his fac...

Strange Love

less than 1 minute read

There once was a lady, hailing from the circus Whose beard was so long, she would curse it But there was something about her I was smitten, her lover I’d...

Knife Master

less than 1 minute read

I probably shouldn’t have been drinking last night. I smile at my lovely assistant as I heft and feel the weight of my knives. Perfectly balanced, but was I?...

Clown Car

less than 1 minute read

Cuddles, you go first. No, you go first, Stinky That’s Twinky. Not when you had beans for lunch. I was hungry And this is a little car The crowd want a...

Bigtop Bulge

less than 1 minute read

So, you see, I’m really quite worried about your health. Have you been feeling fine? Oh, healthy as a horse, you say? (I guess you shouldn’t have eaten one.)...


less than 1 minute read

Eunice sniffed the milk carton left on the counter and wrinkled her nose, swallowing hard against her rising gorge.

Riding the Train

2 minute read

Riding the hover train this time of night always made me sleepy. The route passed through seedier parts of the city, so I took to people-watching to stay ale...

What's a Dwaithelord?

less than 1 minute read

Dwaithelord — an honorific for the tribal leader of a coven of dwarven wraith soul stealers. Traditionally male, Dwaithelords are honor-bound to defend their...