Short Story

See No Evil

I don’t know what is worse this place or my husband? My time here has been awful. I have to pretend to be a good patient when all I want is to run away. I have to lie about what I see, hear and feel. When I most needed of him, he dumped me here. […]

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Bloody Hands

I wake up with a pounding headache.  The last thing I remember is someone buying me a shot at the bar.  It was only my second drink of the night but I must have gone crazy because I don’t remember what happened after that.  I slowly open my eyes and look around.  I am not […]

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The Bite

How could I possibly have let this happen? I had been so careful to not let this happen. But now I was paying the price for one moment of carelessness. I tried my best to hide the bite marks. I didn’t want the rest of my group to see. It was a small bite on […]

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Borrowed Time

  I have no idea how I got here.  I didn’t want any of this.  I didn’t ask to be here or to go through this.  You hear a lot of stories about making a deal with the devil where someone sells their soul for one big break.  They do it for power or fame […]

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The Perfect Way to Meet You

I am the most miserable person in the world. I just realized I haven’t done anything fun with my life and it’s all breaking into little pieces.  I have no apartment.   Okay, I have 5 days lefts on my lease.  Only F-I-V-E and let me tell you, I have no money for a new deposit, and the first month of rent. So, I need to come up with a plan soon. I am panicking to the point where I am having one of those moments where I am just running side to side.  I have been awake since three in the morning and my brain will not shut down. I only have 900 dollars in my account and the bills just keep coming. I have to find somewhere to move. I open my fridge and there is NOTHING to eat.  I decide I can drive to Starbucks and instead of food I can have a coffee. HELL YEAH!  Since I am broke let’s try to keep it simple: two shots of espresso over ice and a little half and a half.

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