They're Just Like Us

They’re Just Like Us (Part 5)

Catch up on the story here My heart thumps in my chest and I can’t breathe. I’m out of options.  “Brrraaaaaiiiiiiinnnnnsssss” It takes a second for this to process. It sounds like the audio track of a cheesy horror film. I’m so confused and shocked that I blurt out, “What??” His booming laughter fills the empty… Continue reading They’re Just Like Us (Part 5)

They're Just Like Us

They’re Just Like Us (Part 4)

Catch up on the story here My mom has been hugging me for the last 5 minutes. She hasn’t said anything since the sunrise siren except for a few heavy sighs into my hair. Every now and then her grip loosens around me and I think she’s about to pull back but instead she just pulls… Continue reading They’re Just Like Us (Part 4)

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Antidepressant (Flash Fiction)

178 words I used to smile. I used to be fun and smile at everyone and anything. Then something happened and it became harder and harder to smile. I stayed at home, curled up in bed, shutting myself off from the world. I cried for no reason and hated everything I used to love. “Snap… Continue reading Antidepressant (Flash Fiction)

100 Prompts

The Patient (Short Story – 100 Prompts)

  In the tiny one story home, the sound of big band jazz music can be heard everywhere. It would actually be enjoyable if it wasn't for the fact that it was the exact same songs that have played on repeat every single day for the last four years. Add to that the ever present sound of all… Continue reading The Patient (Short Story – 100 Prompts)

They're Just Like Us

They’re Just Like Us (Part 3)

Read Part 1 and Part 2 -------------------------------------------------------------------   Hollywood got it all wrong, you know. They don't crave brains, they crave any living flesh. And they're not slow, shuffling mindless creatures either. They're fast, fast and clever, which makes them formidable monsters. I wouldn’t exactly call them “smart” though; if they were smart, they would know that pretty… Continue reading They’re Just Like Us (Part 3)

They're Just Like Us

They’re Just Like Us (Part 2)

Read Part 1 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   It’s well after midnight when I park my ancient sedan in the driveway of my childhood home. From out front, I can see that all the lights are off inside except one small reading lamp in the living room. My dad. I enter the house quietly; I know he’s probably too engrossed… Continue reading They’re Just Like Us (Part 2)

100 Prompts

Breakfast at Tiffany’s (Short Story – 100 Prompts)

 The mug shattered on the tile floor, splashes of tea lightly stained the robin’s egg blue chairs and walls.  She stood, chest heaving, face red in anger, with her hand still in a claw shape from when she hurled the mug to the ground.   His gentle voice broke the silence of the restaurant. “Honey…”… Continue reading Breakfast at Tiffany’s (Short Story – 100 Prompts)