The Golem of The Windswept Valley

Writing Prompt: “The villagers call you their guardian spirit that has protected them since the time of ashes, in truth you are a monstrosity of war that protects the village in an attempt to clear your conscience.”  Years ago a group of travelers came upon the valley with the slow-flowing river. The crystal water which... Continue Reading →

Alluring Darkness

The heavenly woman.She found me while I was dreaming. Her smile was pearlescent.Her eyes were so kind.She told me that her path was righteous.And I believed every lie. Her words were so sweet.That I couldn’t taste the poison.Our fates chained together.I had thrown away the key. Even then, when the darkness reached for me.I did not... Continue Reading →

Desolate Traveler

On the road after the people drift off to sleep.Only the blinking red lights of pointless stops to guide me.Empty roads that rise and fall lazily.The sputtering street lights in front of me and the dark absence behind. Some travel with heart.A glorious purpose forward that guides them forwards.Not me.I am running.Running away from the... Continue Reading →

Final Destination

Writing Prompt: "You have died, and then you find yourself standing over your body. You see that the Grim Reaper has come for you, and.. no twist, he’s just doing his job. You’re disappointed in the normality of it all actually." "Wake up," A voice called out to me and I shot up into a... Continue Reading →

Dark Offerings

Prompt: "You are kidnapped by a cult to be used as sacrifice. As you are are lying tied underneath the altar you hear one of the cultists say 'Ho dark lord we present to you this person as an offering'. With nothing left to lose you yell 'Ho dark lord I present to you this... Continue Reading →

Dark Clouds Forming

Dark clouds form overhead. They bring a short silence before rain begins to fall. Chattering raindrops and echoes of thunder. Winds whip and swirl. Trees shake and tremble. Budding leaves have their first taste of rain. People sit inside watching through the window. Droplets cling to the glass as they slip and fall. Eager breaths... Continue Reading →

Late Night Anxiety

The Moon is out. The air is cold. The silence is all around us. It holds us still. We see our breath dance in the air. A cloud of hopes and fears and dreams. The cold is bound to our bones. We stand in silence. The world is too big. We are too small. Everything... Continue Reading →

Saving Daylight

A blood ritual on the altar of time. Rolling back daylight for another hour of sleep. Trading an hour of sleep for eternal night. The people blame it on the farmers. Or blame it on Benjamin Franklin. But we still bring our sacrifices to the altar. Falling backwards in time. Springing forward in time. Trading... Continue Reading →

Living With Evil

Prompt: "You're an exorcist, and this is your most conflicting assignment yet. The demon possessing the child seems to actually be protecting it from abusive parents."   "Thank you for coming, Mr. Casper," The woman at the door said. "No problem, Mrs. Morris," I stepped into the house and then proceeded to hang up my... Continue Reading →

Start a Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑