“Did you hear something?” “No.” Sam lied. He did and it shook him up even though he was expecting to hear it: the voice of a little girl singing. It was coming from the neighbour’s shed. It was mid-January. The garage they were in was just a roof stuck to the side of a house. […]
Jesse woke up and looked outside. The sky was filled with spiders lazily floating down as far as the eye could see. “Daddy!” She cried, “There are spiders falling from the sky!” “That’s okay, Honey, let them fall.” He replied. Jesse looked back out. The window itself was now covered with spiders of all sizes […]
Sometimes our dogs eat better than us are better than us can be much more spiritually profound can show us the way. They are definitely happier far more expressive defiantly loyal unbreakable in friendship will die protecting you and can bring such joy into the hearts and minds of both young and old. But for […]
Johnny Spirit sat beneath the bridge downtown beside the tracks on an old battered mattress placed among train cars splattered with graffiti. He took from his coat pocket the handful of mushroom caps that Evil Jesus had given him, popped them into his mouth and began to chew on what tasted like pliable copper. Unlike […]
It started innocently enough he constructed a hand puppet named ‘Willy Nilly’ to entertain his girlfriend’s young son and together they put up clips on YouTube. “Hey-Hey-Hey! Duuuh! Howdy, Mr. Rabbit!” The shows started getting longer he made up more characters –more puppets. A shelving unit was built in the bedroom closet where they would […]
Johnny got drunk behind the wheel again and smashed his car into a tree. Jenny wasn’t wearing a seatbelt and died on the way to the hospital. That was twenty years ago and the only reason Johnny had recalled it right there and then as he left the party that night was that across the […]
I must have been twelve the first time I heard it deep in the woods -the laughing. Sometimes it was a woman’s laughter sometimes it was a man’s sometimes an old voice and sometimes young but there was something about the laughing unlike anything you’ve heard before. Deep in your bones you knew that it […]
The king sky wants us all to bow today. The flowers mercilessly pelted by the machine-gun rain. The wind a whip walloping the atmosphere trees waving like waves. clouds crowding clouds split by stark lightning brings to ground rumbling shivering window panes.
He’s been pounding back the sauce since his wife left and took the house the kids the dog now he lives in his snow plow at the end of my street idling, waiting for me to come out after the storm to start shoveling. He can barely see me as through his alcoholic haze I […]
When the summer moon kisses the night ocean it creates a luminous walkway upon the glistening surface. A haunting white ribbon stretching right out to shore. An ethereal passage of light inviting out to all eternity the bravest of souls and the already dead all the same.