At Home

I lay in bed, my head spinning with more than alcohol. I had mostly dismissed what Frank had said to me as pure fantasy. There was no possible way that it could be true. At least, no logical mind would ever believe it, but there was still that inner child…

At the bar

I sat there, looking at him, unable to believe what he had just told me. The noise of people talking, drinking, having fun, had just faded into silence as my brain shut down ancillary functions so that I could process this new shock. “You’re what?” I exclaimed. He raised…

The Devil Made Me Do It

Welcome, welcome! I’m the Devil. Welcome to Hell. What? Don’t look so shocked. You were expecting Saint Peter were you? Oh, stop sniveling. It’s too late, you know. Yes? No, no mistake young fellow. You are all here for the same reason. Pardon? You mean you don’…

Morning

He lifts his head from his hands, bloody prints glistening on his face. A reflection of dawn light glistens in his eyes as he looks up. He glances at his handiwork that is lying on the floor near his feet. If madness was a malleable thing, it would be easily…