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  • Let His Gaze Fall . . . (Mature)

    The serial killer inaccurately called the Black Widow, aka the Dame (or Diva) of Death, waited in silence. It wouldn’t be long before he showed up. She wiped clear oval in the fog on the bathroom’s mirror and used it to check her make-up, thumbing ...

  • In Between Minds: Bitter Returns

    As the details of the scene became clear, my grogginess fell away, leaving behind a strange sense of unfamiliarity with my own body. My arm seemed to throb in time with the ebb and flow of the fire gripping the yellow coals. I tried to clasp my hand to...

  • No Chances (Mature)

    Even through the layers of flannel and the so-called Arctic protection, Cole could feel the frozen breath of ice and snow. Johns or something that looked like Johns said, “We’re going to die out here, aren’t we.” “Yep, unless one of us isn’...

  • I Dream of Monkeys

    Dan woke up to the sound of his daughter’s screams. As he raced across the cold floors, his heart pounding with terror, the bloodcurdling sound faded into quiet sobbing. His young daughter was curled into a tight ball on her pink sheets, a puddle of ...

  • A smidgen of death. And then a whole lot more.

    Crimson liquid flowed in rivulets down the matted fur of the elephantine creature. My sword, impaled in the felled Cerobhar, mocked my still body. “Next time, how about you make use of this piece of metal. It’d do you good. What with every...

  • A smidgen of death. And then a whole lot more.

    Crimson liquid flowed in rivulets down the matted fur of the elephantine creature. My sword, impaled in the felled Cerobhar, mocked my still body. “Next time, how about you make use of this piece of metal. It’d do you good. What with every...

  • (The Future, The Future)

    And don’t you think it’s kind of funny, the way that the future works? The homes we’ll have, the towns we’ll love, sitting unbeknownst to us? The people we’ll grow with, feeling alive, going about their day, still stran...

    • Author: soup
    • Posted about 1 month ago.
  • April Showers

    Dirty fingers dig deep into dark mud To bury seeds in a festering hole Poison holds the young earth in an unnatural winter While the groundhog abandons its duty But within the warmth of Spring’s smile Timid seeds show their petals without fear Bright...

  • 21st Century Warrior Princess

    Momma’s lullaby started to fade, the bright Moon hid behind heavy eyelids, and Tee once again became Higathi, Princess of the Night. She would spend her days in her big, big house, that had walls blazing in all the colors and patterns of Momma’s dr...

  • Explosion

    So much for remaining unseen. “Ki! It’s too late. Come with us!” Ki took a deep breath to steady her nerves. She eyed the canisters around her. A horrible idea was forming in her mind. She looked to her right. Uri stood in the bed of the pickup w...

  • The 2nd Verse

    The undertaker sang to himself as he shoveled dirt over the grave of the old sailor. “Ragged, tattered, nothing mattered. Thought of little, bones were brittle. Ere the dawn, my soul was gone.” Hmm. Where DID he pick that rhyme up from? Oh ...

  • Welcome - Part 5

    We crossed the doors of the old building and there the sun flashed my face, it was like a dead new york, old buildings, many cars, many noises, and many skeleton people…and animals too! Manuel: You have a missing triangle, that has a meaning. Me:...

  • Welcome - Part 4

    There was a big missing there. So I freaked out! Manuel: Calm down, you’re here because you were “not that good” and because of that you have a hole there. We need to find that part and then you can go to heaven, and I will get my thi...

  • The Billionaire (4)

    The Billionaire looked at the group and let that comment hang. “I said that as long as I did not do anything overtly criminal I could remain there for at least 6 months without being terminated. My friend laughed. Don’t forget, we were youn...

    • Author: Drake West
    • Posted about 1 month ago.
    • 2 out of 5
  • The Billionaire (3)

    There was some fidgeting now. Danielle Sterne squirmed at The Billionaire’s comment. “How could he quit?” she thought. He sat again, and looked left and right at a gallery of alternating plump and drawn faces. It all made him sick. Th...

  • The Billionaire (2)

    The room was dead silent. This kind of commentary was his standard. He would curse at, effront or lambaste anyone at any time. He felt that was his right. “Think about it people. Each of you are well compensated, by me,” he moved back to hi...

  • The Billionaire (Mature)

    “Good morning ladies and gentlemen.” He began as he always did. He entered the ultra-modern private executive boardroom, dominated by a massive glass and chromed steel conference table. “We are right on time, let us start, Stephen?...

  • The Second Host

    And then he was a cat, The possessing of another species came as quite the shock, the odd focus and lack of colors,the intruding scents and the mind of the beast itself struggling for control of the body Jacob had rudely and suddenly occupied. Seething...

    • Author: Postmadus
    • Posted about 1 month ago.
  • No Purple In Camp: Chapter 1 - The Sting (Continued - Pt 2)

    Nathan sat silently amidst the chaos. No. No, this was not supposed to happen. They…they were just going out to play frisbee! How was Nate supposed to know that the one time that Spencer didn’t put on his spray, that he would get stung?! On...

    • Author: Joshua Leon
    • Posted about 1 month ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Life Isn't Always What It's Cracked Up To Be!

    Stomper leaned back against a tree causing it to groan in protest. He paid it no mind, most trees were whiners and took much more effort to truly break unless they were young and skinny. He wasn’t in the mood for any tree breaking. Instead he wanted ...

  • League of Legends Cypher, part 2 (Rap)

    I’m the sole master of gem craft And give your ignorance a pass Emerald for insight incites team fights You know you like this gem knight’s might Opal for harmony armor’s me Karmically pardoning me Ruby for vigor is a trigger Leaving your corpse ...

  • League of Legends Cypher, part 1 (Rap) (Mature)

    Ho there—it’s the motherfucking Gem Knight Here to smash every hater in sight Summoned from a distant land hammer in hand I stand now a Valoran man Oh you thought my magic discredited? Edit your prejudice—earth magic’s relative My stones ha...

  • Hanging on

    My head hurts from all the swirling colors below, people dressed fully in red, blue, yellow, brown, purple, green, grey, and some in white, all laughing and hurrying through the crowded square below. They travel in packs, bright streaks across the blac...

  • A Modicum of Possibilities

    Sickly odors and effluvia fill my nostrils as I sit here, fermenting. They’ve taken my normal emotions and unknowingly replaced them with a single and formidable surrogate: Rage. You see, unlike the other prisoners here, I am not a Jew. I was ad...

    • Author: Seekers
    • Posted about 1 month ago.
  • Life goes on

    The next morning at breakfast, she went over all the days chores that needed to be done. “you can ride to school today, take Jester. But you come straight home,. Ya hear!” she told her son. Jacob would be eleven on his next birthday. R...

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