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A Song Can Speak

A Song can speak both for And To you Alice Blue Gown for my mother Or better yet Some version Of the song Written for---she who became  our…


Dead Billionaires

In the mid-2020’s, there was an unusually prolific spate of bizarre deaths involving billionaires. Initially, a wildfire of tinfoil-hat conspiracy…


Wagie Life

Wake up. It’s noon. Turn over on the mattress and look at my phone. No texts, but over 40 email messages. All are advertisements for products. I roll…


Gross-Breesen, Part 6

TITLE: BUCHENWALD EXT. BUCHENWALD-==NIGHT The camp is flooded with light. The truck approaches the gate, over which is written: "Recht oder Unrech…


Re-Death

Returning home after a tiring day; The drizzling, The disorienting neon lights, The drivers who shout from their cars When I cross the road without…


Eggnog

The hoarfrost was falling and I was fine. It had been awhile since I could say that. Now, I could breathe for a moment and let the chill wind take…


Ancestry

I am German (paternal side) and Pennsylvania Dutch (maternal side.) My mother told me that my paternal grandparents who came to America from Germany…


A Cocked and Locked Christmas, Part 1

"A child is born on the killing floor." --- Anaïs Mitchell December 9th, 10:00 PM When Sophia Weston heard about the massacre, she locked herself in…


Christmas Sale: All Terror House Books and Merch on Sale Through January 2

With the success of our recent sales, Terror House Press is once again placing all of its books on sale to end the year. All of Terror House's…


One Toy Soldier

Inspired by a true story. Christmas 1990. Jack McKenny stared ahead as a family walked past him out of the clothing store into the main eating area…