Waiting

“How long has she been out there?” “She’s been waiting since before sunrise,” Celeste said to James as he stared at the window towards Marion. She sat motionless in the lotus position in the center of the yard. Turning, he looked at Celeste. “Waiting? Waiting for what?” Celeste shrugged her shoulders. “She’s not talking or…

The Blood Moon

    “Barricade the door!” Ray yelled, slamming it shut behind him.     “Give me your knife,” Alice said as a man and woman quickly moved a crate to the doorway.     “Not now Alice,” Ray said, pushing her aside.     Alice felt a small hand on her arm and looked down to see the small girl…

Animal Bags

It started as a typical rainstorm. There was a slight breeze that carried the scent of the upcoming rain and the distant sound of thunder. What I didn’t expect was that mixed in with the rain was the cat and the dogs. It was literally raining cats and dogs and water. The animals fell out of the sky with angry thuds. They were dead by the time they hit the ground. Their eyes were milky white with a far off stare.

A Late Night Visit

Pushing the glass door open, I smiled at the elderly security guard and walked to where he sat. “I’m here for a meeting with Gray,” I said before he could ask what my business was and filled out the paper on the clipboard. “I figured. He mentioned he had a meeting with someone,” he said,…