Monday, December 10, 2018

Browsing the "Madness" Tag

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
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
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
A Monochrome's Melancholy

A Monochrome’s Melancholy

  It’s was a chilly but sunny day in the middle of October. A little five-year old girl with short black hair while wearing her white Sunday dress was walking hand in hand with her mother. The woman’s name was [...]

May 27, 2018 Beings & Entities
The Rose of Dread Mother

The Rose of Dread Mother

I was 12 years old when I met my mother. We just moved into a new neighborhood. Autumn leaves began to dribble as my dad started to unpack our things. My brother, who was 4 at the time, was playing [...]

April 19, 2018 Dreams & Madness
late night metal

Late Night Metal

Iron. Pure metal. Warm. Wet. Blood. A sharp, intense pain surged through my face as my brain slammed against the unforgiving strength of my skull. As the metallic taste of my own body fluid filled my mouth, I attempted to [...]

April 4, 2018 Dreams & Madness


I can still hear them. In the stillness of the night as I wait for the grasp of sleep to take me, the sighs start flooding in from all directions. At first, they’re so low that I think I must [...]

January 1, 2018 Dreams & Madness
tales from the gas station

Tales from the Gas Station

PART ONE At the edge of our town, there’s a shitty gas station that’s open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. If you were to go inside, you’d see row after row of off-brand chips, cookies, potted meats [...]

December 30, 2017 Locations & Sites
The Scornful

The Scornful

“The Scornful” By Brandon Gulling   Latvia SSR, 6 January, 1942 Johannes Wulf, M.D. My stomach aches and churns from hunger. I feel the acid slowly eating away at the lining, like lava carving a canyon through a mountain. Even [...]

November 13, 2017 Beings & Entities, Dreams & Madness

Tappy Crow: The Calling of the Crows

The glare of the computer screen was the only light shining throughout the dimly lit room. Besides the sounds of quick, mechanical, keyboard clicking and an occasional finger tapping on a hardwood desk, the room was silent. A boy sat [...]

May 15, 2017 Murders & Deaths, Uncategorized