Feigned Inamorata Jun07

Feigned Inamorata

I wear a comely desuetude of ephemeral bliss, It’s evanescent silk strung loosely together by labyrinthine language and languoring implications I Sway this garment softly along with the curves of my body, it’s evocative nature winning over the hearts of un-inured men time and time...

Poor Kelly, Poor Me Feb20

Poor Kelly, Poor Me

Kelly had never heard of food, and so she died. It was all quite sad, really. The paper ran a lengthy obituary, since it was a slow news day, and even printed some 8×10 glossy headshots Kelly had taken during her formative college years in which she expressed interest in modeling, acting,...

Boilerabra Feb20

Boilerabra

The rats were bad last night. But better the rats. Santina’s body, rotting under the June sun, reminded them all of that. The paper had it all wrong, of course. Some junkie looking to score a few bucks ran his mouth off to the daily rag and nothing but libel got put to ink. Santina...

Little Birdy Feb20

Little Birdy

Chirp, chirp, chirp! Said the boy in the hat, I don’t know why but he said it like that. With a snap of his fingers and a flick of his wrists, his back contorted and made a vile hiss. The popping of his back was pleasing, his life pooled at his feet unceasing. Crying, my eyes were...

Dying Feb20

Dying

The act of leaving my body left my head aching and heavy. Luckily, I wasn’t there to feel it. Just the thought makes me sick. Heaven wasn’t what I expected. It was real and it was empty, but growing with each passing memory. So this is what it means to feel fleeting? Nobody was...

The White Devil of Madison County Feb20

The White Devil of M...

I looked up at the sky: the sun was setting just beyond the cornfield that bordered the Robert’s Ranch. Complete with a goat, a swimming pool, three dogs, and a garage, Grant Roberts’s property was about as agricultural as the fountain in the center of Hamilton Park. But, it had its perks....