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A Golden Chain of Promise or rather a Hangman's Noose?

You got me sippin’ on something
I can’t compare to nothing
I’ve ever known, I’m hoping
That after this fever I’ll survive
I know I’m acting a bit crazy… 386 more words

Short Scenes

Red Eyes

She had red eyes, but not like the clear eyes commercial. They weren’t red and itchy, but they were a solid, glowing red that popped out of the dark the way a fox’s eyes might when they gleamed against the moon’s clear-night grin. 1,484 more words

Short Scenes

Drip, Drip, Drip - Reader's Choice

This is the post for which you, the lovely readers, chose the inspiration. There was a tie between “cat” and “crimson”. A huge thank you to all of those who participated in the pool and all who have been reading! 548 more words


The Closeted Musician

The notes flew from his fingers as they moved across the piano keys. His ears listened closely to every single sound.

With each note, the tension in his shoulders lessened and he could breathe a little easier. 305 more words


The Fly: A Short Story

Peering at it he saw translucent wings that could be seen against the screen which were attached to a fat round body with pinprick legs.  Looking more carefully he could just about focus onto the fly’s multi-lensed eyes and searching feeding tube, flickering as it was here and there.  1,706 more words


Thoughts from the Dark Road 

As you drive along the rode, your mind has the time to wander.

You begin to think about your life and all the things you’ve done to get where you are now: on this dark road winding through the trees. 178 more words


Still Life: Bedroom Scene

The guitar leans silently against the wall.  Both the pint glass and the cup are empty, the plate too is bereft of what was once resting upon it.   139 more words