BLOG

Having Heaven 1 – The Test

Mayra was tempted to take the test in the restroom at work but as she stepped into the stall she considered if that was the memory she wanted to…

When Death Offers Hope

I awoke to a stranger standing at the foot of my bed but far more unsettling was the fact that he was dead. I was certain of this because I could see…

Some Assembly Required

In the midst of a tantrum burst of emotions, Robson stomped into his room and slammed the door shut so hard the picture on the wall to the…

The Blessing

“Do you even have the faintest idea why you’re still single?” my mother asks. Questioning me out of the blue is the way she offers her unsolicited…

The Randomness of 16

Kymmie became Somni’s sidekick, her partner in crime and together they hotwired a very large Oldsmobile in a Walmart parking lot…

My Name Be Entropy

I serenaded the twilight every night, luring stars close enough to be plucked from the sky, one by one, and I saved their beauty in my clutch bag…

We Call It Love

We tend to fight, even in our marriage, for warrior blood courses through our veins and sometimes fighting is right. Necessary.

A Tin of Snow

Tins were a wonderful thing to me. They were a depository where the things a boy kept precious could be secreted away…

The Wooden Cup

The last meal? Declined. Told that I might dine on whatever foodstuffs my heart desired, I found myself wanting nothing that would possibly remind me…

This Simple Truth

It was a dark and stormy night, the type I was all too familiar with—when all my estranged family and distant friends slept but I couldn’t because…

One Last Thing, Before I Go

My loved ones gather at my wake and raise a parting glass to wish me safe passage on my unearthly travels and as I feel myself being pulled away…

The Web and the Too Close Crescent Moon

I’m looking up at this crescent moon and it’s too big, like I can almost reach out and touch it…but my arms won’t move. In fact, I can’t move my body…

The Ennui of This Moment

He really did try his damnedest to live his life in a productive manner, the only bit of advice he retained from his absentee father before he faded…

Picture Yourself Being A Better You!

You know you’ve done it often enough. Hell, we all have. Who among us hasn’t daydreamed about living a better life? Being the boss of your dream job…

Beached

At first, his world was consumed by the sounds of the sea. Rolling waves smashing against rocks. The shrill caw of seagulls from somewhere high…

Strong Roots Amongst The Clay

Once there was a kindly woman who was known all about the town as Lovely Lucy, not so much for her appearance, for she was endowed with…

So What’s The Deal With Deal Breakers?

Tonight’s topic: Deal breakers. We all have’ em. You know, the things that are absolute turn-offs even if they come wrapped in the prettiest packages.

One Hell Of An Offer

Modestine was aware of the gap in her memory, the section of consciousness that was removed and two separate events seamlessly spliced together…

Love’s Love Lost

Once, in the gloomy and perpetually rainy City of Alphabet, there was born a girl who was said to be the living embodiment of love…

The Anniversary Meal

As Amantha carefully diced the spleen, she caught herself. Lost in the preparation of the meal, she absently sang a song under her breath. Normally, this wouldn’t have been a problem but she was doing it in her native tongue, a dead language that might have revealed her true identity, had anyone heard it. Not that they’d have been able to pinpoint what she was exactly, but they would have sussed she wasn’t what she appeared to be.