Tag «Short Story»

One of the Demons

One of the Demons             The demons fly and snort, laughing at us as we wait. The summer sun shines through the slits of uncovered window. My pale skin longs for its touch. I want to get a sun burn. I don’t want to get a demon burn.             The demons don’t breathe fire, but …

American Antique Road Show Horror Story

Readers Note – Piece Contains Graphic Violence, Taboo Situations and Potentially Triggering Language In the food court of a nondescript mall, our show opens with kiosks and mild throngs of passersby in the background. Host Jim Skipper welcomes Philip Howard of Worcester. Howard prattles on about this foot tall Indian figurine chiseled from what appears …

In Her Memory (Speck of Dust)

She looked like a wonder— her eyes would light my soul in the darkness. I loved looking at her when she is lost onto her own thoughts. She used to overthink everything— even her morning coffee. I liked that about her. She was the silent type— but her eyes were always loud, you can see …

He Takes Every Bride

He takes every bride. Think about the process a bride goes through in order to prepare for her wedding day: the dress, the hair, the makeup, the nails, the shoes, etc. All of this in anticipation for that one moment when her groom lays his eyes on her for seemingly the first real time. Imagine …

Things That Are True pt 1.

Life Sucks Sometimes. It sucks when things in life start to go wrong.  Sometimes it’s our fault, and sometimes it’s not.  Either way it sucks.  I think it sucks more when it’s our fault.  What’s true though is that when it has passed, God has always worked out a change for the better.  There’s a …

Cancer

Cancer. The word makes people cringe. IT sends those conflicted into the stages of grief. Some will never accept that they have IT, refusing treatment and living out the rest of their lives, but always have IT silently nagging. Others will believe IT, but remain angry for the rest of their lives, becoming bitter and …