I saw it only for a moment. No, not even that. I saw it in the space between heartbeats, in the flap of a hummingbird's wings. It was late; the night was dark. The only lights were distant headlights and distant stars. The night was moonless and the road was lonely. I was by myself... Continue Reading →
When clouds form a shroud of grey and the sun begins an early descent from the sky, we remember that Christmas is held in the midst of the cold Dark to remind us of the Light. This is a one sentence story in response to Kimberly Crawford's Flash Fiction Challenge.
“Give in” The dark whispers “Give in to us. It will be easier.” “You know you cannot stand against us.” It whips up around you, a furious tornado of shadows Midnight hurricane, it tears at you with clutching, creeping tendrils Sucker cups latch on, dark without speaking to dark within, a grim communication “Stand firm.”... Continue Reading →
Under the light of a full moon, an owl took flight, its long white wings spread out as if to cover the sprawling canopy of the forest beneath it from sight. Its feathers glowed in the moonlight as if they were giving light themselves. In its eyes were reflected, not just the forest and the... Continue Reading →