Tagged: Short Story

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Shadows

The boy wandered through a vast expanse of towering trees, listening to the shrill cries of ravens while dusk painted the foliage a pale gold. He paused long enough to quench his thirst in...

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FLICKERS

A slight, bespectacled man dressed in an unremarkable suit weaved through the darkening city streets, his eyes darting feverishly from shadow to shadow. Pumpkins perched on the windowsills of crumbling high rises, flickering brightly...

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You Missed.

A skinny, long-haired man wearing a tie-dye shirt and a well-worn hemp necklace stood atop his high-rise apartment building, peering over the edge at the buzzing city below. He smelled of dirt, patchouli oil,...

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The Asshole Equation: Why Women Want What They Want

Let’s not beat around the bush here (no pun intended).  As a rule, nice gentlemen wind up with either physically unattractive women or those hopelessly damaged females who, after having been ridden hard by many assholish men, look for solace in a kind provider. This is...

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Darwinian Cheeseburger

Primitive man expended enormous amounts of energy scouring the wild for food that was calorically sufficient to sustain the lives of he and his cave-dwelling family. Maybe he was able to hunt/gather what they required for day-to-day survival. Maybe...

M.A.D. In The World 4

M.A.D. In The World

I shot a politician with a crossbow the day the world came to an end.  My morning began simply enough.  The alarm clock sounded at 3:17 a.m.  I rolled over and saw two naked...

Ghostly Legions 4

Ghostly Legions

Writing grows more complicated after you’ve killed someone’s son.  You come to recognize the line dividing truth and fiction as a convenient tool for those still capable of sleeping with closed eyes.  When you...

Of Shakespeare And The Vampire Hitman 7

Of Shakespeare And The Vampire Hitman

I revel in darkness and slumber through light.  That’s how it’s told, anyway.  It’s the story I daydream.  For a moment I forget who and what and where I am.  But there’s no escaping...