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Horrorfan13

Joined September 2009 and calls http://twitter.com/mindwandering13 home.

152 stories, 5 challenges, 351 comments, and 30 friends

Wow. I’ve been gone for awhile. Life has sort of taken over and my writing has withered along with the leaves on the trees. I feel I should have forced the writing when I felt less than inspired, but those days also seemed overwhelming in so many ways, so I stayed away. I think today is the day I would like to dust off the keyboard and begin the journey once more to find and hone my voice. I can only hope that there are some who will stick with me as I make my way back towards the literary world.

Stories

  1. Chagrin

    “You’ve got cucumbers on your eyes.” I snicker. “They’re supposed to help enhance my beauty.” She was nonchalant and a little irritated. “Well, can you stop beautifying yourself and get ready for dinner with yo...

  2. Positive and Negative

    Leaves swirl, dancing dervishes. Stained-glass windows and organized religion. Sunshine, rainbows, rain and thunder purple bruises and broken promises. Smiling faces, joyful songs, dreams and goals, forever after. Tears of pain, hurtful words, loss of ...

  3. A Woman's Ways

    She knew there was something wrong as soon as she looked in his eyes. They were black as night and devoid of emotion. He quickly looked away, knowing he’d been made, but he still persisted in his endeavor. Most likely he underestimated her, think...

  4. End of the World?

    May 23, 2011 Well, I thought I had more time until the end of the world, but I was wrong! People have begun to disappear. I figure they must be hiding in their bomb shelters or something. August 23, 2011 Odd that I should find the time to write exa...

  5. I Once Believed in Love

    I used to think Love Conquered All, but God would choose to laugh and prove me wrong. I’ve loved. A love that desired and burned, consuming that which came into its flames. That’s when life sparkled like a reflection on a lake, blinding, bu...

  6. The Mustard Yellow Sweater

    The sweater laid in the ditch, caught among the prickly brambles that seemed to like to procreate along the side of the highway. He glanced at it again as he walked by; a yellowish piece of fabric, flapping in the wind like an injured bird. He thought ...

  7. Signs of the Seasons

    Every year, the giant oak tree in Mr. Turnblatt’s yard changed with the seasons; bare bones in the snows of winter, growing green buds in the rains of spring, the full-grown fronds blowing in the summer breeze, and the violent reds in the autumn ...

  8. Friend or Foe

    The silence filled the room, a physical presence that seemed to stifle. I reached out and turned on my stereo. Whistling filled the room. “What is this shit?” he grumbled, ruffled from our fight. “Menomena.” “What? I don&#...

  9. I Had a Thought

    “Thoughts that are articulated are free. The rest are just prisoners in their own world.” I remember the day I started to form, those words echoing in my existence. That’s what we lived for: freedom. I came to the front of “th...

  10. Blood-Red Paint

    He splashed the red paint onto the canvas. He had to work quick. The paint he was using seemed to dry faster than he wanted, but it gave such a rich hue. He worked for hours. When he began to sweat profusely from the exertion, he decided to take a brea...

  11. Hidden Drawer

    Tom crept into his father’s office. The desk was still there. Burnt oak inlaid with grey marble had always seemed a bold choice to Tom, especially for someone that only cleared forty grand a year. His father had once shown him a hidden drawer in...

  12. Freckled Frannie

    Frantic Frannie flitted through the farmhouse, frenzied. Following Frannie was a fiery flame-throwing fiend intent on flawing her freckled face. Finally, he fingered her forearm and flung her to the floor, falling on top of Frannie. Her frantic fussing...

  13. Sprinkles of Memory

    She looked down at her hot fudge sundae. Her hand paused as she noticed the rainbow sprinkles. She didn’t ask for them, yet there they were, glaringly mocking her from atop an otherwise perfect treat. Her hand returned to her lap, spoon still in ...

  14. Passage of Revenge

    The house had been in disarray for days now. Books littered the floor and his thumb was callused from the turning of the pages. He would find it. He had to. The idea had popped into his head when the boss, yet again, tormented him and called him no-goo...

  15. Life is Precious

    Bleed.

  16. Explosions and Treasure

    He laid on the sand, the water washing over him in waves, debris from his demolished ship piling around him. He was lucky to be alive and said a silent prayer of thanks and for continued protection in the trials to come. He’d been close to death ...

  17. Misconceptions and Me

    Indecisive Mean Pushover Tough Fair Affectionate Mother Cold Uncomfortable Lazy Passionate Overworked Loving Wife Stand-offish Uncaring Unreachable Nostalgic Warm Sister Fat Couch Potato Stubborn Sensitive Trying Pretty Daughter Aloof Stingy Bitch Cari...

  18. Grief

    You’re still there. In the back of my mind, in the back of my heart. Hidden, so as not to hurt too much. But then a song plays, someone says something. I shake my head to clear it, but there it is….grief. Tears course down my cheeks. ItR...

  19. Fortunes Never Lie

    Thomas strolled into the Chinese restaurant, high on the thought of shrimp fried rice. His doctor would chastise him for this, seeing as his cholesterol was sky-high and his weight just tipped the scales at 350, but the thought was quickly overcome by ...

  20. If You Really Knew Me

    Where does one begin when attempting to explain yourself to others? Well, I was always a shy child. I still am in many ways. I seem to constantly have the fear of rejection or reprimand. I hate going to the doctor because I’m sure they will tell...

  21. Never

    There never will be anyone else. xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxo

  22. Slip of the Office Memo

    Attention Employees: To those who have devoided the meticulous dress code, a notice will be given. Once the warning has been received, that person will have one week to deform his or her dress. If there is continued ignorance of the dress law, a mock ...

  23. The Field is Calling

    The ulvose field sparkled in the moonlight. A gelicide lent its icy breath to the myriad of florals. The venustation of the abandoned lot caused her breath to catch in her throat. She walked murklin, entering the solace. The lubency of the moment overw...

  24. Purple Wishes

    I think about you a lot. Your smile, teeth gleaming, lighting your whole face. Your laugh that inevitably followed, ringing like the bells in the church on main street, calling others to your world. Your eyes, sparkling with fire, consuming all. And yo...

  25. Family Tradition

    Every year, for three weeks out of the summer, my family would pack their meager belongings into a van and journey to the coast. I remember sitting atop a blue cooler with the seat belt wrapped around me because we packed everything but the kitchen sin...

  26. Family Tradition

    Every year, for three weeks out of the summer, my family would pack their meager belongings into a van and journey to the coast. I remember sitting atop a blue cooler with the seat belt wrapped around me because we packed everything but the kitchen sin...

  27. If I Had a Heart

    crushed and filled with all I found underneath and inside I’m alone. if I had a voice I would sing betray my life for those with breath. if I had a heart I could love you release you from my pain. dangling feet from window frame will I ever beco...

  28. Forever Gone

    He left me in tears. The dress grayed as my skin wrinkled. …………..

  29. That Night

    That night left me forever changed. …………………

  30. Love Them Anyway

    “Son, I can’t tell you how to be a man because each man is different. Every creature on the earth is unique in some way. But I can give you some guidelines; things that you may want to consider. “There will be times when you have to b...

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  • Mighty-Joe Young (A.K.A Strong Coffee)(LoA)
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  • Krulltar
  • Abby (LoA)
  • Marli
  • Silven
  • K-Jellybean
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  • J. A. Keane
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