Invisible

No one ever saw me coming. Sure, in my younger years I may have been something to see. I had my share of admirers, but I never took any of those ladies, or myself for that matter, very seriously at all. For a short time, I thought I was on top of the world. It’s … Continue reading Invisible

A Walk in the Park

Originally written in January of 2011… The old man could be found in the same place every day. He could be found sitting on the same park bench feeding pigeons again and again. He used to spend his lunch break throwing bread crumbs to the birds. Now he spent most of his day here. Hank … Continue reading A Walk in the Park

Limits

Originally written in December of 2010… He knew he had broken the rules, but he didn’t care. He knew that he was being led to a jail cell in shackles because of the choice that he had made. He understood that execution was the consequence for being outside the Quarantine Zone. As miserable as his … Continue reading Limits

Mistletoe

Eddie stood, leaning against the door frame. He stared into his friend’s living room, scanning the faces of people that he hardly knew. He was uncomfortable, as he usually was at social gatherings. He had been debating all day whether or not he should even follow through with his plan to celebrate the New Year … Continue reading Mistletoe

Curious

Originally written in October of 2010… Stephen was only 10 years old the day he thought the world was going to end. What made it worse was that he thought it was all his fault. That’s a lot of responsibility for a kid that age to shoulder. He and his older sister, Heather, were spending … Continue reading Curious

Flashback

Originally written in October of 2010… He sat alone in his apartment with the lights off and the late night news on. He sat on the sofa in the soft glow on the television as the anchorwoman began reading the story about him. Calvin Locke wasn’t the kind of guy who liked to get a … Continue reading Flashback

Something in the Dark

The girl ran as fast as her feet would carry her over the uneven ground. She knew that her unseen assailant was not far behind. She knew that looking back would cause her to slow down, but she wanted to see how much of a lead she had on the Bad Man. Was it a … Continue reading Something in the Dark

December

There are plenty of months that make for good names for girls. Off the top of my head, there’s April, May, and June. They’re all grouped right together. You’d think that would make them easier to find. But no, my parents decided to name me December. December Drake. It’s like they wanted me to grow … Continue reading December

Life Swap

Originally written in June of 2010… This is not my life. He thought that over and over again as he sat across the table from the beautiful woman that was offering him a phenomenal job. Two days ago, out of the blue, Devon got a call asking him to meet Angela Harper for lunch at a … Continue reading Life Swap

Harvest

Originally written in October of 2010. This is an attempt at an original story about Superman. Hopefully, this won’t get me into too much trouble with DC Comics, who owns Superman and all related characters. I also hope I don’t get into too much trouble with other comic book geeks. The sun was shining brightly … Continue reading Harvest