Monday, December 10, 2018
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Browsing the "Dreams & Madness" Category

A Shattered Life

I don’t know when you’re going to read this, but I can tell you when it started: I was out for a walk alone in the woods when the entity came for me. It was beyond a blur. It was, [...]

October 18, 2018 Dreams & Madness
The Pocket Watch

The Pocket Watch

When I was a child there was nothing to eat. I was the eldest of five, so it was my job to make sure that I always let my brothers and sisters eat before me. War was inching inward from [...]

October 16, 2018 Dreams & Madness, Murders & Deaths
The Little Religion

The Little Religion

We called it the Little Religion because there were only four members: Gina, the baker’s wife; homeless Owen; Pally, the chestnut farmer; and my brother Curt. They held services in the town square at noon each day. They were quiet [...]

October 11, 2018 Dreams & Madness
Self-Portrait of the Dead

Self-Portrait of the Dead

My mom hates her father. Grandfather Jack’s name might as well have been a swear word when I was growing up. Dad told me the story once, on the condition that I never tell mom I knew. Jack was married [...]

October 2, 2018 Beings & Entities, Dreams & Madness, Murders & Deaths
In-cide

In-cide

“Holy shit…Gary?  Is that you, Gary?” Gary quickly spun around to face the voice he’d immediately recognized, although he was far from convinced that it was actually coming from the form of his brother and best friend: Mikey.  It seemed [...]

September 28, 2018 Artifacts & Objects, Beings & Entities, Dreams & Madness, Locations & Sites, Murders & Deaths, Strange & Unknown
I Almost Died on my First Day Back to School

I Almost Died on My First Day Back to School

It was the first day back to school and I was absolutely tense about it. Wracked with anxiety, and plagued by nightmares, I’d barely gotten any sleep for the past week. The night before the big day, I lay in [...]

August 27, 2018 Dreams & Madness
Projection

Projection

Too many sages and soothsayers to reference, those thoughtful idiots,  have lambasted the youth with the wizardry of profundity. They had answers to the esoteric. Of Life. Of Death. Of the end. Who are they? What do they really know [...]

August 19, 2018 Artifacts & Objects, Beings & Entities, Dreams & Madness, Strange & Unknown
If Glass Could Scream

If Glass Could Scream

“Purgatory on Earth” read the flyer as it flapped unevenly in the wind, poorly stapled against the wooden post of a power line. It was an interesting title, not exactly the alluring intro phrase most religious recruitment ads used. For [...]

August 11, 2018 Dreams & Madness, Strange & Unknown
Let Me Take Your Picture

Let Me Take Your Picture

Guys, I need help. I’m posting this from my car parked at a truck stop just outside Keiser, Arkansas. My parents own a cabin in rural Tennessee. Since they’re getting older, we’ve been splitting the responsibility of caring for the [...]

August 10, 2018 Dreams & Madness, Locations & Sites, Strange & Unknown
The Perfect Dish

The Perfect Dish

I inhaled slowly, relishing the sharp, sweet scent of the fresh tomato sauce as I spread it. Though my touch was delicate and my movement precise, I couldn’t keep the swatches of bone-white dough from materializing in the ladle’s wake. [...]

August 9, 2018 Dreams & Madness, Murders & Deaths