Poetry · Writing

Dangerous Ones: A Halloween Lullaby

We are the dangerous ones. The ones who dance under a blanket of stars and sing to the Moon.No need for a savior,Our sins are balancedOn the scales of Justice,And they outweigh everyOunce of good left in us.No Saints need apply,Because we are the dangerousOnes;The ones no longer afraid of theMonsters lurking in our memories.… Continue reading Dangerous Ones: A Halloween Lullaby

halloween · Horror · Short Story · Writing

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 idea… Continue reading Before Dawn

Short Story · Writing

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 at… Continue reading The Woman

Short Story · Writing

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 make… Continue reading She: A Short Story