Summer’s Descent

Stale heat on my face and stale air in my lungs. Summer is casting long shadows across my face. Sidewalks are baking and the sky is clear. The sun is oppressing and fans are our only salvation. The pool water is just as hot as the asphalt. Cookies baking on the sidewalk. Popsicles are puddles.... Continue Reading →

Crossing Bridges

Hello everyone. The last short story I published here on WordPress titled Garden Base M2-4 and Garden Base M2-4 Part 2 went over very well so I decided to publish another one. This is also based on a short story I wrote in college with some updates and edits. This will be broken up into two parts because it... Continue Reading →

Battle For Vern Road

The Things We Run From "Ambush!" Juniper yelled as a crossbow bolt struck Riffen in the chest. Behind them they heard a scream of a girl. "Grace," Juniper yelled. "Head's up," Sigthyme said as a second crossbow bolt soared over his head. "Smash!" Tak raised his warhammer and charged towards the overturn carts, now barricades... Continue Reading →

Gazing At The Stars

A starlight night with no clouds in sight. Taking in the majesty of the world above. Fire from millions of miles away light up our night. It pierces through space just to reach our eyes. You're looking up and smiling. Your eyes twinkle in the light. When I look into them I can see the... Continue Reading →

A Child On Fire

Prompt: "A child not embraced by the village will burn it down to feel its warmth."   I woke up in a cold, snowy world. A world where people looked down on me like I was the same with the dirt. Actually, to them, I am worse than dirt. At least dirt grows crops. The... Continue Reading →

Dancing In The Light

Raise from the dead and dance in the light. For the night did not steal you away. You are still here and you are still breathing. No matter how dark the night got, you are still here. So jump up and dance. Dance in the light. Do not be afraid of death's shadow. For you... Continue Reading →

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