Crush

From the moment I saw you, I knew. I do not know, what I knew, but I knew it. You were standing outside the doors of the library, on your phone, arguing with someone. You looked defeated and heartbroken. No matter what you were attempting to say to them, it was falling on deaf ears.Continue reading “Crush”

Before Dawn

Standing there alone and cold, I had a feeling that I was being watched. The wind howled all around me, and my skin prickled from the chill. I had been walking in the woods for what seemed like hours. I was incredibly, indelibly lost. Somehow my hiking group and I had gotten separated. The ideaContinue reading “Before Dawn”

The Woman

The night air here in New Orleans was sweltering. He’d remembered how humid it got in summer evenings but even he wasn’t prepared for this. Sweat rolled down the sides of his face as he sat perched on top of the low roof, waiting for the “target” to come out. The street was deserted atContinue reading “The Woman”

She: A Short Story

“Take my hand, little one,” she said to me. Her pearl white hand reached through the glom to pull me up. My skin tingled at the touch of hers. It was icy and hardened like stone. “Are you an Angel?” I called out to her, “Have you come to save me?” I tried to makeContinue reading “She: A Short Story”

Lovely: A Short Story

Her hand starts to slip from his grasp. He turns his head back to her and their eyes lock on to each other. “Don’t let go,” he says with a smile playing at his eyes. She smiles back at him, “Never.” But the crowd is getting restless. People are shoving each other and jostling them.Continue reading “Lovely: A Short Story”

All Hallows’ Eve

All Hallows’ Eve By: Kim Vasquez It was Michael’s idea to go into the woods that day. He thought it’d be fun to have a picnic out there, just the two of them. “Don’t be afraid, Sadie, we’re going to have fun.” he whispered in her ear. She went along with it, but deep inside,Continue reading “All Hallows’ Eve”