Monthly Archives: June 2014

‘Orderly Disposal’

Dig, dig, dig your grave. As shovel and pick hit land. A thousand strokes for a ten foot trench; on the ledge of death you stand. Sweat, sweat, sweat your blood; from open wounds to the ground. No sign of … Continue reading

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‘What am I afraid of, anyway ?’

I’m not frightened of things that go bump in the night. When I’m ready to sleep I just turn out the light. I don’t hesitate a minute but others, they might. I’m not afraid of the dark (As long as … Continue reading

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‘They call him the Wolfman’

A seemingly innocuous encounter between two individuals at the bus station took a turn for the bizarre. An obese man in a tropical-print ‘muumuu’ initiated an unsolicited (and clearly unwanted) conversation with a slender man in running gear; waiting impatiently … Continue reading

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‘Overdue Library Books’

75 cents per day was the overdue book fee charged at Dalton College library until last month. The librarian considered it to be the ‘cardinal book borrower’s sin’ and took each case very seriously. While her zeal to punish late … Continue reading

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‘Bleached Bones’

Bleached bones in the sun, A grinning skull in the sand; the final resting place for a foolish man. Scattered about the desert the same as they once fell. If these remnants could talk what stories would they tell? With … Continue reading

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‘This must be my lucky day’

‘A day late and several dollars short’ had always been the story of Eddie Cole’s life. From the very beginning he had been plagued with one misgiving after another. At three years old his parents had both died in an … Continue reading

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‘Now it’s dark’

Very soon it will be dark… and the same rules won’t apply. There will be no retreat to daylight so don’t you even try. Cower deep in the corner when I come ’round your way. Yes, everything changes at the … Continue reading

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