Croatoan

"Boomers overinvested in personality Gen Xers cultivated an ironic detachment toward personality Millennials were constantly told that had…


The Familiar

"By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes. Open, locks, whoever knocks." --- William Shakespeare, Macbeth Aloof from the…


30 Birds: “Parable #1 — Heming’s Way” by Jun. 27

General: “Rebel, rebels--- given they wouldn’t.” *** For all installments from 30 Birds, click here. Previous installments: "Velvet" by the Bloody…


HAMLET Protein Complex

Have you ever been through a multi-million divorce replete with excoriations, extortions, and aggressive cold shouldering by your children? Nor have…


You’re Just So Beautiful

I’m trapped. I’m sat upright in a tastefully-lit room. A tablecloth prevents me from freely moving my knees and they ache. Societal convention forces…


Karma

Hello Bianca, I thought of you today…and remembered. We met in grade 5. My mom switched me to Mountain Road School after learning that we would study…


The Birds No Longer Sing at Night

Who are we?                                                                                                     Can I see you?       Who was I?…


Fatty’s Bakery: A Children’s Story

Fatty had a pool party. A cheese pizza pool party! And all his little girl friends were there! There was Amanda, Miranda, Victoria, Daniella, Jamie…


Cyber Punk: Disc 2

II. “Aren’t you the little cutie patootie?” Reading that, I half wanted to kill myself. Two months later and I was back in the same place I was…


Everything Works Itself Out

The death of Katherine Moore overshadowed all other news for the past week. It was mainly due to the gruesome nature of the killing---her body was…