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Intimidated by the drunken insults which Merryl Stone hurled at all within her sights, her neighbours learnt to be invisible…. and to ignore her.

Several weeks will pass before the odour leads me to her corpse, already decomposing on her bathroom floor.

Flash Fiction

Compost Turning

Turning over the compost heap is essential to speed up the decomposing of the materials. [Photo CCBY hoyasmeg]



Not everything Lucy and I come across on our walks is pretty or cute and cuddly.  Lucy alerted me to the skeletal remains of a snake on our last walk.

Short Story: Earth's Worm

In my short story “Earth’s Worm,” I tell the story of Coral, a silent and peaceful child. Following years of maternal abuse, Coral lies down in the mud of his backyard and embarks on a journey through nature’s elements, to escape his pain. 61 more words

Original Writing

Woman finds out son is dead for days after house starts to smell

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP/PIX11) — The mother of an 8-year-old Pennsylvania boy whose decomposing body was found on the third floor of their house says she didn’t know he had died until noticing the smell.Kimberly Tutko tells… 139 more words