The Perfect Santa, Part 3

Once home, they both had a nap. Albert awoke to a noise of something being dragged on the floor. He came downstairs to find Hilda pulling a similar…


The Perfect Santa, Part 2

Falling into a mundane pattern of married life, Hilda knew her plan needed to escalate. She started the wheels in motion. “Albert,” she said one…


The Perfect Santa, Part 1

Hilda expertly pulled her long grey hair into a ponytail and then fastened it into a neat bun. She penciled in her eyebrows that were no longer…


Unforgotten, Part 3

III. Dale is lifting his shoulders excessively as he speaks, “I know it was her; I was on the beach and I happened to look up at the pier. She was…


Unforgotten, Part 2

II. Everyone is on time for the next session. Rosamie looks pale and fragile. Callum thought long and hard about whether to bring up his…


Unforgotten, Part 1

I. “I was looking at the birthday cards in the drug store and I noticed all these different cards; some for birthdays, some for graduation, get well;…


Unfulfilled

“I can hear something. Can you?” A said. “I can’t hear anything.” B said. “It’s definitely something…do you think they’re looking for us?” “How many…


I Can’t Leave Without You!

The door burst open. The wind was howling and the rain was so fierce it was ricocheting off the door mat. He walked in soaking wet, water dripping on…


Brotherly Love, Part 4

As soon as I took a seat in Deepak’s worn sofa, I opened my mouth to speak, but instead burst out crying. “What’s going on, Beth?” Deepak asked…


Brotherly Love, Part 3

It was two weeks since I last saw Deepak and I am with him for another session. I did as he asked and wrote down all the dreams I had of my brother.…