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True Love, Part 1

I. If he was being completely honest, Ken would tell you that he had always preferred younger women. Though he would probably never admit that to…


6:35

“Free bread!” the sign said. I noticed it as I was walking through the grocery store in a small town somewhere in the Midwest. I figured it was a…


After Golgotha

Simon heard rhythmic tapping next door and felt his mouth beginning to smile. It was a good place to stop anyway, as translating thirty pages out of…


Easter Polaroids

I. As holiday memories go, Easter’s vague. I can’t find many pictures. I found a few in my Easter’s Best getups, but none around the table or…


The Rogue Messiah

I. “Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the Earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword.” --- Matthew 10:34 Rolling into…


Easter Long Division

Bernard sat and sipped his coffee. He felt dull. His female....eherm...friend at the time seemed to be angry at him. Bernard and she slipped up in…


King

A wealthy king visits a remote village, called Carnaliton, just outside of his kingdom. As he spends his time there, he develops a liking toward the…


Sleep Aid

Another night. I just smoked two cigarettes in less than an hour and I’m feeling bad because that means I’m getting back on the horse. In winter,…


I Am a Witness to Power, What Am I

Take me in hand, I await the journey of your inner thoughts, your love, rage, and your fears obedient to your command. I anticipate the things I will…


Reading Lovecraft on the Beach

I was eighteen and fresh out of high school. A group of us, about eight boys and six girls, went to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina for our "senior…