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Bloody Mary

It began with a dare. A stupid, stupid, dare. We were all adults, but there I was locked in the bathroom. Three lit candles illuminating the room with just enough light to make the darkness visible. Water rushed from the faucet; the conduit … 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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Whisper in the Dark

“Please help us!” He played the recording over and over again. Everything he had ever believed about life, death, and the hereafter changed in a moment. The voice on the recording was the clear whisper of a child. Desperation and … Continue reading

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The Old Man

Bitterness bit down every word he kept choked down in his throat. Had he not seen the old man for himself, he never would have believed the man he buried was still alive. The old man stood tall and proud in … Continue reading

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I Lost You

You, Had made me feel free. Like that one time, When I wanted nothing more than to jump into the ocean. Remember? I had a fear of sharks and jellyfish. You held my hand and ran with me. Let me … Continue reading

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Inner Glow

Today, May light, Life, And love, Be yours. Let the dark cower In the presence of your inner glow. Beautiful. I swear, You have more strength Than you know.

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Firestarter

She sets fires With the routine ease Of setting tables for supper. Disrupting lives with complete disregard For those she’s hurting. She’s hurting, But covinced she’s doing everything right; Can’t see the forest Or the trees Just the fire, And … Continue reading

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