Day of the Dead

He crept up to the window. Despite the fog clouding his vision, he could see the marsh ahead clearly. She was coming. A gush of water devoured the road that lead to town. He had no escape. Tick. Tock. His time was nearly up. Tick. Tock. He could hear her footsteps striking the cold stone … More Day of the Dead

Silence of the Lake

It’s been 15 years, but I still regret what happened at the lake that night. It wasn’t supposed to play out that way. Flashbacks take over my mind; pitch black sky, a broken lamp, screaming and the suddenly… Silence. The lake’s water thrusting about the bed. Still silence. Come up, I pray. Come up. Silence … More Silence of the Lake

Blood-stained

She stared at her bloodstained hands as she backed away from his body. “I’m sorry,” she whispered, silent tears running down her cheek. “I’m so sorry!” She didn’t dare to look back, as she knew it would only make the pain sharper and would eventually kill her. But she couldn’t leave him. The only family … More Blood-stained