Tagged: tragedy

Murder Story 0

You Killed Them

Murder Story Rain falls surrounding Ben. It drips from his nose and hair as it pours. He stands unmoving, staring down at the headstone of his father and mother on the three-year anniversary of...

ptsd soldier stories 0

Sand – Part Nine

Short Story   I blink. I’m in front of Maddy’s apartment, fully dressed, with my revolver tucked into my pants. My head is blank, wiped empty. All I can do is stare down at...

poem about end of life 0

Velvet Sky

Poem   A new moon glistened And as we listened We could hear the virgins cry The gods were baying for their blood Up in the velvet sky The goat and the bull and...

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Rock Bottom

Short Story   In the blink of an eye a mammoth sinkhole swallows up the entire town of Carlsburg, twenty-seven thousand souls vanish into the Earth. Leaving highway 401 eerily leading into a fifty...

tragedy fiction 0

Giving Thanks – Part Two

Short Story   The warmth of the sun caressed Patrick’s face and he opened his eyes. Through the thatching of the roof, beams of light split the room into segments. For a moment he...

fiction about middle east 0

Everything Changes

Short Story   The school bell rang and Shani was the first out of the door. A carefree and clumsy girl, she careened over the startlingly green hills with her arms outstretched like an...

Road, read modern short stories 0

Car Chase

Short Story   The police siren whooped behind our old black Toyota and Dad’s eyes shot to the rearview mirror. He gunned the engine just as I turned from the front seat, hoping like...