Recent stories

  • Flowers, Bleeding Dandelions

    After taking in what Sally had shown me, I felt like a dandelion seed who had caught a shimmering wind at long last- I was sad to see my kin still rooted to the stem, but could never return now that I had absorbed the knowledge of the air.

    My sweet frien…

    Posted 7 years ago
  • Funeral

    It's swirling around them, this confusing mass of tendrils, burning asphalt anger, hot and painful to touch. Fuse has never been safe. They've always been sharp and lean, a knife trying to cut through Spire's water, but now they're hot, steam against Spir…

    Posted 7 years ago
  • The Honour of Leaders

    The elf shifted to draw their attention.

    "We must leave. As the ground warms this area will become extremely dangerous."

    Sadie looked at the other two expectantly, donned her mask and followed them back out into the haze.

    Higher up, where the mist fade…

    Posted 7 years ago
  • Today's coffee

    "Carte noir?"

    The label is white.

    .........................

    Posted 7 years ago
  • Confession

    She is tied to a rack. The ropes at her wrists and ankles dig cruelly into her skin. Her fingers and toes have long since gone numb. She barely notices. This is as it should be.

    Figures move in the shadows around her, checking her bonds, adjusting her ga…

    Posted 7 years ago
  • Arlis and the Boys

    "Are you," the oaf of a child paused for effect, "...in?"

    Arlis shifted his weight. He eyed his would-be comrades, an assortment of boys he'd seen in the schoolhouse. Generally, he'd seen them in the back of the room, doing anything but pay attention. …

    Posted 7 years ago
  • Flashbacks

    "Alright, you can only play with it for 30 minutes"

    "Ok mum, thats fair enough"

    15 minutes later

    "Honey, can you do some chores for me? It will only take 20 minutes"

    Posted 7 years ago
  • The Defence of Honour

    Astarlane stood lazily, as if the sudden appearance of an elf from the aristocratic line of the Firsts was of little consequence.

    "Why is he here?"

    Sadie fixed her with a stare.

    "Desperate times, desperate measures. We can't get through fast enough or …

    Posted 7 years ago
  • 6 Word Prompt

    I drink wine from cereal bowls.

    ...........................

    Posted 7 years ago
  • He Called Me Amy

    I’m waiting for the G-train heading to Church Ave. I’m smirking and laughing to myself and clutching my bag in my right hand, the day’s value existing in self-discovery and comic books.

    He took the G-train heading towards Court Sq. I watched it disappear…

    Posted 7 years ago
  • hypocrites

    Why is it,

    that when you catch someone licking the cheese dust off their fingers,

    that is the person

    who, only a minute or two ago,

    told you to use a napkin.

    Posted 7 years ago
  • A Better Time (After Evans & Brown's Amalden Valley)

    Story is marked as mature

    Posted 7 years ago
  • The Inchworm

    inchworm snaked up through the dirt

    because he sensed the rain

    but when he found himself in a shirt

    he found it very plain

    he was in a washing machine

    Posted 7 years ago
  • 6 word continuation

    "Can we leave?"

    "Not until after"

    .................................................

    Posted 7 years ago
  • six word thing

    "what are taxes"

    "DNA is vital"

    ...........................

    Posted 7 years ago
  • Literary fiction

    He wanted something.

    Didn't get it.

    ..........................

    Posted 7 years ago
  • six word write

    "which flavor cheese?"

    "the yellow one."

    .................................

    Posted 7 years ago
  • othermath

    "I want answers, and I want them NOW "

    "I'm sorry, I... I just..."

    "You WHAT!?" "WHAT IS HOLDING YOU BACK NOW?!" he sighs, "Look, you're an amazing detective and all, but i can't deal with this now. the press is pressuring me for answers, and they won'…

    Posted 7 years ago
  • Six Words Prompt: A Lil Testy

    "What's your sign?!"

    "Piss off, Elise."

    Posted 7 years ago
  • Which direction?

    "No. We're not lost."

    I despair.

    ............................

    Posted 7 years ago
  • boredom

    I scroll the scroll-wheel-

    I click the cursor-

    I press the arrow keys-

    I turn up the display brightness-

    I turn down the speakers-

    I turn off the lights-

    I turn on the second monitor-

    I prepare to look at my screen for another hour.-

    Posted 7 years ago
  • Aftermath

    "Detective, are you sure this is even worthwhile? It's just your average run and gun,"

    "Believe me, he had a motive. What it is, I do not know. yet."

    "How can you be sure? after all, we have no clues, only a dead body and lots of blood."

    "I... I don't …

    Posted 7 years ago
  • rocks

    'Why are we here?'

    'I dunno'

    ................................

    Posted 7 years ago
  • Six Words Prompt: Grown Ups?

    "Pokemon cards?"

    "Check!"

    "Vodka tonic?"

    "Check!"

    Posted 7 years ago
  • Six Words Prompt: Memory Dreams

    My dreamcatcher failed.

    Saw mommy again.

    Posted 7 years ago