I’ve had the privilege of having a poem and a drabble published in The Sirens Call eZine Issue #41 – Halloween Screams and Other Dark Things, available for free download today!
A dark, but hilarious, story that I wrote as a 10-yr old kid – Trick-or-treating, kidnapping, and a big rescue (kind of…)
The door took a long time to be opened. I could hear the click and clank and clunk of each deadbolt on the other side. One by one, they released.
The knife was efficient; serrated on both sides. She liked the way it felt in her hand.
Alice is leaving tonight.
Don’t worry. I’m a Hunter. A Protector. I know what I’m doing.
The doctor’s soft voice tried to reach her, but she found it impossible to draw her attention completely away from the tree.
I settle into the soggy grass beneath me; above her.
They avoid looking at us, the lines of people being forced out of our homes. Being sent away as the result of a cowardice bill that masquerades as environmental policy.
“What was that?” Beth whispered into the hollow dark.