Tag Archives: Horror

Mask

Image Credit: Frankie’s/Shutterstock.com I believe my aunt knew she was dying long before the cancer finally took her that cold September evening last week. I do not believe it from prejudice or even knowing her well – no indeed, I … Continue reading

Posted in Horror Flash Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Clarifying Pain

Image Credit: Nomad_Soul/Shutterstock.com   The clarifying pain Remains beyond the tears and cries And all the bargaining and lies Even now as the blood red dries And the Inquisitor dabs The weeping eyes Which watch him with such dull surprise … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Sigil Magic

Image Credit: Vera Petruk/Shutterstock.com Lucy was strange little girl, everyone said. Always with her head in a book. The ‘Library Nerd’ one crueller playmate called her. But that was right before the playmate disappeared in the nearby woods and she … Continue reading

Posted in Horror Flash Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Retribution

  A simple price to pay for efficient work is always welcome. I have no tolerance for fiddle-faddling about. The law is far too slow for sweet revenge and far too blind. You cannot count on that. No, it seems … Continue reading

Posted in Horror Flash Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Programming

Image credit: Nomad_Soul/Shutterstock.com They show me these awful images, on repeat. They call it conditioning – a necessary step to the evolution of my mind beyond the lesser experience of empathy. The heart, they say, is but a muscle, and … Continue reading

Posted in Horror Flash Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The Monks

Image credit: Heartland Arts/Shutterstock.com   We’re not sure when the monks turned, or why. Rumors had swirled thought the Vatican for years.  People pointed to the snake like architecture of papal lodgings and meeting rooms. They whispered about secret meetings … Continue reading

Posted in Horror Flash Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

All In A Day’s Work

  Image Credit: Nomad_Soul/Shutterstock.com   When they called it the Purge I thought, hey yeah, that sounds cool. I mean, it does, doesn’t it? I wasn’t thinking about that horror movie franchise of the time and all the political garbage … Continue reading

Posted in Horror Flash Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Trafficked

This time they chose the wrong one to traffic. It’s funny how sometimes it’s the most usual of things that bring an operation undone, and this certainly was instant karma, rough justice really. They’d done their usual sweep of the … Continue reading

Posted in Horror Flash Fiction, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Wild One

They called her ‘the Wild One’. It might have been her red eyes, peering out from the room in which she was held. It might have been the groans and growls she emitted anytime someone passed by. It might have … Continue reading

Posted in Horror Flash Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Normal

Reggie was never a normal boy, let’s be honest. He was hopeless at school. Bright enough, but never in sync with the other kids. A loner they said, though you could see him sometimes, sitting on his own, gazing at … Continue reading

Posted in Horror Flash Fiction, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment