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  • The Calm After the Storm

    → A Storm from the Past She’s standing on the balcony, looking over the party. Wine’s pouring, feet are dancing, high-heel shoes are being thrown to the side; everyone’s having a good time. The sound of footsteps cuts through the…

  • I Have to —

    “Should I do this?” “I think it would be unwise. It seems dangerous.” “I don’t think I can handle the temptation, though. I have to know.” “Alright…” “Here it goes.” “Ten years.” Darkness. Silence. Nothing. His heartbeat stumbles. “Okay… five…

  • One Second

    I’ve been chewing on this one for about a year. ______________________________________ One Second Blood drips from the sewer up the manhole cover. It flows up the street into a huge red puddle with a body lying in it. The puddle…

  • A Storm from the Past

    A personal experiment. ______________________________________ A Storm from the Past The room’s filled with smoke, wine glasses are clinking and the sound of laughter almost drowns out the music; everyone’s having a good time. The party’s a huge success, all thirty…