Category Archive: Fiction

Exasperated!

The waitress rushed around the crowded diner not sure who to serve first. The sweet elderly man she liked sat in his usual corner booth working away at his cherry pie. “Mm-mmm,” he… Continue reading

Why Today?

I wasn’t going to go to the bank today. I was going to wait until Friday. Why the hell did I go today? The man with the blue-and-white-striped ski mask keeps telling us… Continue reading

A Story in A B C’s

At the corner of the street I’d see her. Bright as usual, she lit up her front yard. Cars whizzed by but she didn’t pay attention. “Did she even know I was there?”… Continue reading

In the Dark

Mary sat in the dark. The torrential rain pounding the living room windows made her uneasy. If she didn’t know any better she would have thought something was trying to smash its way… Continue reading

I couldn’t find my book…A book went missing

I couldn’t find my book. I needed to read it. I looked on my nightstand. It wasn’t there. I searched for it outside, thinking I might have left it on the patio. I… Continue reading

And a phone rang …

The wind whipped over his entire body. He enjoyed the weightlessness, the freedom, the rush of air. Strange. He wasn’t supposed to enjoy any part of this. He was falling. On purpose. The… Continue reading

The First time I killed a man…

It was the first time a killed a man For that I’m sure to say It wasn’t in me, or my plan That dark and fateful day. I can’t remember much of it… Continue reading

The Carpenter Who brought Candy

“During the summer I turned 10, my neighbours next door renovated their house. There were contractors, plumbers, painters and one carpenter who came by everyday. I didn’t like the noise: lots of hammering… Continue reading

DP Challenge: Fifty

She stood in the driveway and stared at the house that used to be HOME. A life no longer hers betrayed by actions she…didn’t regret. A shared routine now, part-time parent, drop offs… Continue reading

Maybe…

“Where is he?” he asked. “He’s out back,” she said. They exited through the deck doors to the backyard. “I thought you said he was here?” he asked annoyed. “He was. Honey? Honey… Continue reading