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They Believe Him Now

Everyone looked a little sideways at him after his youthful stories

The town mourned when he passed away and held a very large funeral.  He was survived by his wife, three children, and many grandchildren.  The officiant told his long life and the many changes he had brought to their town.  Suddenly a  dark shadow passed...

The Secret Life of Mrs Faulkner - Chapter One

How well do you really know someone?

Cruel World:He was vaguely aware of someone entering the room and the sounds they were making, how they were disturbing the peace he had created for himself, interrupted his little world and penetrated the barrier that he had built to keep people out. "To...

Something Inside Joe Mesh - Part 2

Behold the talking cat!

He had craved the taste of his very last bottle of beer waiting for him in the fridge the entire way home. By the time he placed his hand on the knob of the front door he could feel the lightly carbonated ale sliding down his throat, tickling his taste bu...

Something Inside Joe Mesh - Part 1

Behold the talking cat!

“My heart hurts,” Joe replied when asked how he was feeling by his doctor and long-time acquaintance, Farnsworth Banes. Blinded by the light being shined in his eyes, Joe thought about what he was going to eat for dinner when he got home, his mind wanderi...

It's Too Late to Say I'm Sorry

A short piece I wrote about my struggles with anorexia. Contains a line from the song Homewrecker.

It was all my fault, really. I did this to myself, I let people control me. I listened to the hungry barks of men and the curling breaths of the hounds around me and let the big bad wolf get to me. At least I learned my lesson, at least I know now that I'...

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He left her today

A woman's thoughts after her husband's funeral

He left her todayShe sits back in the carThe ride back to their homeReally isn't very far. He left her todayHelped out by her sonSaid they couldn't help himThat nothing could be done. He left her todayThe doctors tried their bestThe cancer gone too farIt...

It Matters

4th Short Story

"The internet is just another shit catalyst." "How do you figure that?""What do you mean how do I figure that? I just told you whenever I write shit down I always say too much...practically turning a pen into a spade and digging a fucking tomb for myself....

Pow, pow, pow!The bullets rainDown.Blood gushes everywherePeople run for their livesFamilies mourn theDeaths of theInnocent bystandersCrying, sorrow, eulogiesThe casket lowered into theGroundWith an empty shell of Bodies that once housedBeautiful souls.Th...

She stood there out of place. Nobody wanted her there and she was pretty sure she didn’t want to be there either. Her black dress hung awkwardly over her large belly. She had a speech prepared but knew she couldn’t deliver it, not that his parents wanted...