Monthly Archives: January 2018

‘Hour of the Condemned’

I write these final words on the eve of my doom. Whether anyone will read them is another matter. I feel compelled to dictate a warning to other wayward souls; in the unlikely event that they might actually heed them. … Continue reading

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‘Two times a prisoner’

I received an unusual assignment from my supervisor a few days ago. Actually, one for the record books. According to the official dossier, a suspected prankster was emailing desperate liberation pleas to our local FBI branch office. Each year we … Continue reading

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‘Fishbowl’

The aquarium had become polluted. The sides and edges were dirty. It desperately needed cleaning. The simple minded creatures inside were uncomfortable and crowded. Only an invasive species of parasite was still thriving in the muck. It exploited a number … Continue reading

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‘Like a pack of wolves’

All of the dogs in my neighborhood kept me awake last night. They howled and barked until I thought I was going to lose my mind from sleep deprivation. I’d finally drift off and then another round of back-and-forth barking … Continue reading

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‘We have one reserved for you!’

I commute into the city for work. It’s just easier that way. There’s too many people and too much traffic. Getting in and out of Manhattan on a daily basis would be a nightmare. I do miss having the independence … Continue reading

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‘Back to normal’

The thing is, he’s always been like that. ‘Normal’. At least as long as I’ve known him. Surely he was the same ‘soul on fire’ from the very beginning. There’s a very genuine feeling you get when you first meet … Continue reading

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‘I am the dark’

In the daytime, people are largely unconcerned with danger. They carry on with their individual lives and go their separate ways. It’s not that they are unaware of the lurking risks of life. Each of them just basks in the … Continue reading

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