It all started with what was supposed to be a normal Saturday night with the boys. We were getting ready to drink and were walking down Belial avenue when we got onto the topic of religion. “Listen I’ll believe in God and fairy tales when he answers all of my questions.” and then suddenly time stopped around me and I was whisked away to a … Continue reading An Atheist Meets God
Resse breedan sat down in front of Ned Werwood, his interviewer, in his office. What does that sign say? I should’ve brought my glasses. He squints his eyes to try and focus on what the sign on the wall says. ‘Your mind speaks a million words left unsaid’ that’s not a very good slogan. Ned looks very professional. Other than all the animal hair on … Continue reading Mr. Werwood
Cassie pushed her hair out of her eyes. She groaned, frustrated, and flopped down on her bed. Turning over and grabbing the thick old book she had been reading from. Reciting the spell once more, she picked up two shiny gems and placed them in a circle. Her eyes filled with tears at the apparent failure, and she hastily grasped the stones and threw them … Continue reading The Magic In That Night
“I don’t want to do this!” I say in a harsh whisper. “Well you have to.” “Well why?” I say. “We’ve been through this, Angel.” “Can we go over it just one more time?” I try. Knowing that by now I’m annoying him. “Now you’re just stalling,” He says rolling his eyes. I feel the package in my pocket and the feel of it burns … Continue reading Whisperer
December 31st, 5pm, I get on a subway in New York, I look for a seat, and I see an old guy sitting in the back. At first he’s looking out the window, but as I walk down the aisle he slowly turns his head and looks at me. I sit down and awkwardly have a conversation. “Where are you headed?” I whisper, leaning over … Continue reading Don’t Talk to Strangers!
“Oh my God, you would think a line going into a military base would move slightly more efficiently.” My sister said as our car jerked to yet another stop. The line was just as slow as it was long. Each car ahead of ours was filled with families and friends, just like us, anxious to see their sons and daughters for the first time in … Continue reading “WE MAKE MARINES”
“Stop it! Keep her away!” I yelled to my mom, hand extended to keep the frenzied cat at arms length. The small creature in the net was running from side to side, trying to get out. Holding a ball of netting, I quickly stood up and looked at him. – This whole ordeal had started the previous day. I walked into the bathroom when I … Continue reading A Game of Cat and Mouse