The legend of the Drowned God and his sacrifice for humanity.
"Daddy, where's my face?" It's behind that bottle, dear. "Daddy, where's my face?" Now it's hid behind your ear. "Daddy, where's my face?" Up upon the mantlepiece. "Daddy, where's my face?" Now it's underneath the fleece. "Daddy, where's my face?" Safe within my memory. "Daddy, where's my face?" It's nowhere that I can see. "Daddy, … Continue reading “Daddy, Where’s My Face?”
A dozen alarms echoed through the small vessel, and the console lights were blinking at an alarming rate. Avari scrambled to keep up, but there was nothing to be done. Her pod was going down, and, in the darkness of deep space, Avari would go with it. "Shit, shit, shit." She could see a planetoid … Continue reading Mermaids of Space
Nick is the shadow behind the fear. He opens doors for me before I even knew I needed them opened, but where would he be when it's time to shut those doors? The endless stream of liquor and cigarettes came through anonymous packages that held Nick's scent. My clients whispered his name as they flowed … Continue reading Nick
Ghost towns have always been eerie, but this one took the cake. Dead eyes peered through broken windows and stared at the shiny red convertible as it came to a gentle stop in the middle of town. It contained two passengers, Kimberly and Charlie, who were on their way home for summer vacation. Charlie stepped … Continue reading Ghost Town
With the arrival of spring rains, backyards across the midwest are blooming like crazy! Weeds of all sorts are popping up, and it's a time for those interested in Herbalism to begin their training with the four common "beginner" weeds: Clover, Dandelion, Purple Dead Nettle, and Mullein. Clover is part of the Trifolium genus … Continue reading Common “Weeds” for Budding Herbalists.
The first thing you notice is the taste. It enters your nose and settles on your tongue like a bad memory made of bleach, metal, and despair. You try to swallow it down as you take your seat, but it only gets worse. The blue recliners are cold and hard. The blanket they give you … Continue reading Treatment Day