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 …