The Last Text Message

You can call me a pessimist if you like. I won’t blame you. If I’m still around to place any blame that is. These will probably be the last words I write for a number of reasons. Firstly because I don’t much paper to write on and there’s no way on Earth I’m going outside…

Honesty Box

“Lies are the devils way of tormenting the soul.” That’s what my Gram used to say. “You keep spinning that web of lies and sooner or later it’ll wrap itself around your spirit and bleed you raw until you cry from the pain.” When I was a lad I thought it was just an old…

That Day

“Are we safe here?” “No where’s safe these days.” “I don’t mean to question but–” “Then don’t.” “Sorry. Have you been here long?” “Weeks.” “I barely stay put more than a few days. They seem to know where you are after a while don’t they?” “Depends if you’re smart about it.” “I must be dumb…

Darkfire Sunrise

Salvation. “The angels are coming to save me!” Rose pressed her hands to the glass and wept. She needed to beckon the angels to their sanctuary so they could save her. After weeks of torment, locked away in a strange place, she longed for a sign it was all over and she could be absolved…

Arcane Insane – Part 11

22.       Origins. Dark jagged teeth snatch at the air. People are screaming. She is going to die. It has all been for nothing. All she can see is a swirling mass of thick black fog and a man reaching out to save her. But she can’t reach his hand. The blackness swallows her. She screams…

Buddha Rocks Project Day 7: Pumpkin Army

Pumpkins come in two by two. Hurrah! Hurrah! Form up! Onward march! Answering the call – All Hallows Eve. Prepare for carving. Illuminate our faces. With weapons of treats and tricks. Spooky lanterns. Autumn’s dusk. Tasty pie! If you want to join in the Buddha Rocks Project here are the rules: 7 days of posts.…

Buddha Rocks Project Day 6: Floopy

Guard duty versus infinite weariness. Snore. Lazy ears. Lazy eyes. Nap time. Alert yet floopy. Snuggled and cosy. Long days sniffing, panting, licking, chasing. Leave a message at the snooze. My bouncy tail will return. Woof. If you want to join in the Buddha Rocks Project here are the rules: 7 days of posts. 1…