Keygoyle – a drabble

(From Chuck Palahniuk, a prompt about a closed space. There are three here, in this story) Kyle pulled out of the driveway, blinking away tears. Kyle didn't see it, paranoia like rabid dogs loose in his head. They'll wait before doing anything which might get them caught, he tells himself. In his mind, he imagined … Continue reading Keygoyle – a drabble

A Game of Green and Yellow

The birds sing me awake, their cries loud enough to drown out my dreams. I wind the surrounding sheets, still bearing the musk of my skin, stale and dry these days. It is a talisman against the wet, greasy decay of what hunts me.  I hear it breathing - the pop and crackle of rice … Continue reading A Game of Green and Yellow

Watch For An Owl

He called at half past nine. It was a recent thing for him, having a phone but the first time he had sent Hedwig, my dog went nuts. He brought the phone as part of things you did in the muggle world. Our friendship being one of them. 'Hello mate, how's tricks?' He sighed. 'Ginny's … Continue reading Watch For An Owl

A Game of Green and Yellow

The birds sing me awake, their cries loud enough to drown out my dreams. I wind the surrounding sheets, still bearing the musk of my skin, stale and dry these days. It is a talisman against the wet, greasy decay of what hunts me. I hear it breathing - the pop and crackle of rice … Continue reading A Game of Green and Yellow

Blocked

Chris smirked at her lawyer as the jury filed back into the courtroom. She loomed over Harvey, her court appointed attorney as her soft bulk spilled over the sides of the chairs and she scribbled on the pad in front of her with such intensity that the pen broke through the surface of the paper. … Continue reading Blocked

Secret Origin

Why did I let you in here? You knocked. No one here does. They just come inside. They insist. They invade. You knocked. I appreciate the show of respect. So please, sit down. The lack of restraints always comes as a surprise to anyone who visits me. The visible ones, anyway. It is the administration's … Continue reading Secret Origin