THE PROBLEM WITH US

The problem is that people have to have more and more in order to fill in the holes in themselves in each other in the hours in the empty spaces. And so we dig and gouge and scrape and burn until there is nothing left with no regard or respect. We don’t want to know […]

THE MARVEL SUPERHERO ON PARK STREET

I was walking by a large Victorian house on Park Street when from up on the top floor balcony I heard someone calling out. I turned to see a girl –maybe ten years old– leaning over the railing so that her long hair hung straight down. “Hey Mister, do you want to see a trick?” […]

The Window

“Did you take your medication, Hon? The neighbours complained again. The walls are thin and they can hear you laughing and talking to the window.   And now you won’t talk to me or look at me you just continue to stare at the goddamned television.   I’ve tried yelling and even shaking you and […]

THE DEALER

“I’m going to tell you what’s going to happen if you go to the hospital in order to save you some time. First, they’ll take some tests, stick needles into you, give you some saline and sedatives, pump your stomach and slide a catheter into your dick. None of which will be pleasant under your […]

FLASH HORROR FICTION #12: NEIGHBOUR’S SHED

“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. […]

HORROR FLASH FICTION #11: ARACHNOPHOBIA

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 […]

Dogs

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 […]

Horror Flash Fiction #10: Looking For Victoria

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 […]

The Harrowing Descent of Mr. Hand Puppet

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 […]

Jenny Says Hi

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 […]