Killing Barbara

Featured Story Preface The stones fell from the sky. There was no storm, no burning trails in the sky. Nothing to prepare the world for the impact of three stones dropped by God. Each stone granted the user the ability to create life in exchange for a life. A cruel test for a human raceContinue reading “Killing Barbara”

The Mine – Chapter 1 – (Archive story)

Place: Small mining town North of Cheyenne, 1990 Two miners talk about home as they exit a large tunnel. “You going to see Mary, Paul?” “Yea, she’s hav’n problems with the baby,” Paul is a pot-bellied, middle-aged man. The other man, Joe kicks the dirt then says, “I’m sorry wish I could help.” “Appreciate it.”Continue reading “The Mine – Chapter 1 – (Archive story)”

Opposite Day_new Part 2

Bobby’s fathers car hit a tall telephone pole.  The pole bent forward as the front end of the car swallowed the pole.  Everyone within the car fell forward.  The cat slid forward and grabbed the back of the driver’s seat with her claws.  The old woman disappeared under knots of long hair as she triedContinue reading “Opposite Day_new Part 2”

Opposite Day – Part 2

“Get out of bed, loser!  The day has started.”  Shouted Bobby’s roommate as he lay half asleep.  A sudden kick swept the sleep from him and he fell between the bed and wall and then onto the floor.   Seconds afterward his roommate tore the mattresses off his bed.  His roommate, always the kidder, lookedContinue reading “Opposite Day – Part 2”

Opposite Day – Part 1

Bobby walked slowly down the faded boardwalk.  The long boards of the wooden walk way jutted up here and there making it a small challenge not to trip.  The shops were long boarded up.  Former neon signs now looked like dark broken tubes which helped to keep people away instead of bring them to theContinue reading “Opposite Day – Part 1”

Midnight Snack

Peering through the windows of the garage Kali could see it was dark.  A fluorescent light flickered highlighting a shadow.  The shadow paced in front of the garage door. “Where did they go,” said one voice speaking to others somewhere outside.  Kali could hear the muffled whispers of other people talking and walking on the tinContinue reading “Midnight Snack”