Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Ten Stone Range

  A Southern Tale by Edd B. Jennings When had it happened for him?  When had he turned over, gone down deeper?  As a child, a war raged in Archibald’s heart.  He didn’t remember the time before he had known … Continue reading

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The Leprechaun

Prose Poetry by Liúsaidh Standing stones. Blood on the rocks. Thrice I call you, Mortal Man. Thou hast caught my shoes, so I cannot run. In thy hands, my lantern of dark-light. I cannot lie. Mortal Man, who seeks his … Continue reading

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Apparition

A Dark Humorous Tale by Herschel Cozine – With apologies to Edgar Allan Poe – So engrossed was I in my studies that I scarcely heard the sound that emanated from the hall outside the door to my study.  I … Continue reading

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Touching Memory

A Macabre Tale by Edward Ahern “We’ll use the skin from his back for the book’s cover.” Janice waved away his patter and interrupted. “I think I’ve got it. You’re going to grind up Sam’s body parts and make a … Continue reading

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The Middle of the Night

Dark Poetry by Marcus Bales for Mark Totterdell I’ve had that dream: the hard official knock made louder by the acid culture of fear that eats resistance down and ends in shock obeying orders to gather whatever mere necessities are … Continue reading

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What VD Taught Me

Disturbing Verse by Marcus Bales They did it every year for years and every year I grew more wary and up to puberty my fears were focused on mid-February.

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Classroom in the Mist

A Tale by A.L. Maher I remember. I was just a child. A small and insignificant little spec wandering through the mist. Lost and alone clutching my blanket in one hand and teddy in the other. The shapes loomed into … Continue reading

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Practice Makes Perfect

A Twisted Tale by Logan Scott Jones It’s been a grueling day, full of meetings on top of meetings, all of which amounted to jack shit. I thought about going to the bar to unwind, but I know my sponsor … Continue reading

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Insex

A Creepy Tale by Courteney Dark The first cockroach appeared on Monday, on my kitchen floor. By Wednesday, they had infiltrated the entire apartment. I would discover one establishing communications in the shadow of a dinner plate or setting up … Continue reading

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I Know What You Want

A Twisted Tale by T.L. Krawec I never liked Hammond. As I enter the pub I spot him at a quiet table near the back, wiping it with a handkerchief. He still looks youthful. Apart from his conservative haircut I … Continue reading

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