Stories tagged “HALLOWEEN”

  • Last House on the Block

    I dressed as a vampire that Halloween, wearing plastic fangs that ripped at my gums and white grease paint on my face. My little sister dressed as an M&M and had to walk at a slow jog to keep up with me. My parents told me that I had to take her. I wan…

    Posted 5 years ago
  • Midnight Every Day

    Nightly, he would walk home from work. John hoped and waited in his secret heart to see the sun break from the horizon to end his everynight.

    It was almost as if the sun was hiding from him. He stopped along the sidewalk and turned to the eastern skies.

    N…

    Posted 6 years ago
  • LIT1 Nikkie Yeh: Milk, Button, Trumpet

    I sit in the kitchen, lips still feeling the buzz as I rest my trumpet on my knee. I feel quiet, but not quite calm. My eyes find the glass of cold milk on the table beside me. As I drink it down, I can see the old clock on the wall through the bottom…

    Posted 6 years ago
  • Trick Or Treat

    The door bell rang. Again. God damned kids, he thought. Nothing better to do than disturb descent people and beg for candy.

    He stomped to the door, and, just before opening it, put on his most pleasant face. The one he usually reserved for suckers...…

    Posted 7 years ago