Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Browsing the "Death" Tag

An Open Letter To My Daughter's Killer

An Open Letter To My Daughter’s Killer

Reading Time: 2 minutesAn open letter to the killer of Samantha B. If you’re somehow able to read this wherever you are now, know that I will find you. No father should have to [...]

June 19, 2018 Murders & Deaths

A Collector of Sorrows

Reading Time: 16 minutesI call myself a collector of sorrows. As a teen, I felt alone and ignored. My classmates bullied me, and my parents spent most of their time at work. They didn’t [...]

June 12, 2018 Beings & Entities
The Mourner

The Mourner

Reading Time: 5 minutesWhen I was a child I realized quickly that I was the youngest in my extended family by a large margin. The way I figured this out was that it seemed [...]

June 5, 2018 Beings & Entities


Reading Time: 18 minutesI despise the sound of static. The vast emptiness of its white noise is heavily unsettling to me. Ever since I was a child, hearing it is synonymous with hearing the [...]

April 28, 2018 Strange & Unknown
Reflections of the Majorette

Reflections of the Majorette

Reading Time: 14 minutesTap. Tap. Tap. It must be raining. Tap. Tap. Tap. Blaire rolled over. Knock. Damn tree branch. Tap. Tap. Tap. She pushed the blanket off her head and surveyed the darkness [...]

April 15, 2018 Murders & Deaths
the wight

The Wight

Reading Time: 6 minutesMy grandmother would always tell me ghost stories when I was young boy. She would tell me why I would always wake up at 3am with a heavy weight on my [...]

March 26, 2018 Murders & Deaths

Horrors of the Commonwealth

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe ground was dry and covered in fallen pine needles, rotting away back into the earth from which they came. The smell of moss and pine was thick, engulfing Cliffs nostrils, [...]

March 24, 2018 Murders & Deaths
lost in the snow

Lost in the Snow (Kate’s Story)

Reading Time: 16 minutesIt’s 3am and I still can’t sleep. Actually, I haven’t been able to relax at all since we got back from our camping trip. My mom keeps telling me that I’m [...]

March 15, 2018 Murders & Deaths
bloodshot eyes

Bloodshot Eyes

Reading Time: 21 minutesThomas sat in the courtroom, wringing his hands anxiously. His eyes darted from the judge, to the jury, to his father. He hated his father. He needed to be thrown in [...]

March 8, 2018 Murders & Deaths
dying light

Dying Light

Reading Time: 5 minutesDuring that uncanny hour when night and day become one, shadows crawl throughout the house searching for scraps of light to feast upon. The candle burning at my side casts a [...]

March 7, 2018 Dreams & Madness