Monthly Archives: May 2016

Shutting Down Monsters

Out stretched hands like God, Giving grace in that dark place Where we hid From monsters we called Our mothers and fathers; Family Should have been our refuge. I refuse To let those monsters breed. It’s why I beat down … Continue reading

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Death Touched

Sirens played in cacophonous chorus behind him as he sped out of his old neighborhood. The dusty back roads were awash in the silvery light of the moon. A blur of dairy farms, cornfields, and orchards lay outside his speeding … Continue reading

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Writing Challenge: Witch

Untended and unkempt the two story Victorian ruin of a home was the source local folklore. Ominously overlooking the town perched on high upon the mountain side; a shadow of its former glory. Whispers tell of a once glorious home, … Continue reading

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Awakening

A dim light buzzed to life somewhere overhead. Dust swirled with the current of his out breath. The odor of rotting wood hung heavy, and the broken floorboards beneath him were cool against his flesh. With great effort Echo opened his eyes. … Continue reading

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Philosphical Bathroom Musing

He sat there in the repulsion of his own filth. Body emptying itself of so much wasted time, Reeking of roadkill and shame. Quite frankly, It’s disgusting. An awful odiferous pile of death and decay Like concentrated sin Weighted down … Continue reading

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Escape

Echo pulled out his phone and glanced at the time. It was almost three in the morning. He had told no one of his intent to drop by his old home. The doorbell rang again followed by a rapid tempo … Continue reading

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Red Sky Blues – Reminiscing

I’m reading Matthew Davis‘ Red Sky Blues for the sixth time. This story, a fast paced tale set in the desert town of Hanford, California – a haven for dreadfully wicked and impossible beings, reminds me of the strange fantastical weirdness of … Continue reading

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