Vacant Retort

A facade in blood. A memory without moments. My sin it sinks in. Her words cut like a knife across my throat. A devil for the first day she said, an angel for the last. It was bitterness. It was hate. For thee who holds my hand, won’t sow my seed. The bitch. How broken…

Awash In A Sea Of Red

Whispered sonnets in my ear. Words wrapped in feelings I fear. Tales of darkness. Tales of dread. Mistrust. Murder. Seas of red. Blood. Innards scatter before me. I see the future I dare not see. I witness my fate. I see my doom. The beast of darkness. It’s crude womb. I’m reborn in its image….

Outside The Reaches Of My Eyes

I want to ask you a question. It’s nothing personal I swear. It’s more of a question about how aware you are of the world around you. For you see, there is something dark just outside the reaches of my vision.  Something with shape. Something with form. It hasn’t always been there. Because I remember…

Just A Thing – Short Story

“I said it was a thing, I told you. And you thought I was crazy! You all DID!” Martin declares at the top of his voice. “The only thing you’ll be right about if you don’t shut your mouth will be how everyone thinks you’re weird,” Samantha snaps back as she grabs Martin by the…

Eye See It – Short Story

“It’s better this way,” Jerald says as he places a hand over her eyes. “Better for who?” She asks, her voice void of emotion. He stares at her lips and feels his own tremble. For the first time in a vast amount of time he feels uneasy in his decision. “You know it is not…

My Mother Knew My Darkness – Short Story

“What if I could show you something wonderful, something I could not explain to you in any words on how I did it. Something that would change the very center of your being. Would you care to see this? Would you allow yourself to take in what I am showing you, without doubt or question?…

Don’t Be That Guy – Short Story

“Your severance pay’s been sent to your bank, it’s more than I wanted to pay you but Terri wouldn’t let me go below the award rate. Basically I’m saying get the fuck out and never darken my door again!” “Do you want some sort of reaction Phill? Some sort of plea for lenience? Because if…

Flights Of The Imagination – Short Story

David shakes the rain for his jacket and let’s out a shiver as a chill passes through his body. “Mason, WAIT!” He calls out to his Alsatian, she curls her tail between her legs as sheepishly looks over towards him before making another dash for the dog door. “For CHRIST sake! WAIT!” He calls out…

My Brother Be The Judge And Jury – Short Story

The wind howls through the vacant buildings rooms like a force filled with a life of its own. As if it was searching each and every facet of the building for a hidden treasure, eventually dissipating into nothingness as it reaches a room which is shut of from its prying eyes. A crude black smoke…

Let Your Desires Be Known – Short Story

He places a hand gently on her shoulder and squeezes it rhythmically. “There is no need to be scared anymore, all has been taken care of. Tomorrow is a new beginning not only for you, but for your children as well. Be strong, for you are stronger than you truly know.” She smiles and lays…