Tag: Prompt

Machine -

The Justice Machine

The pock-marked scabs that dotted the treeless, barren landscape on the face of our stronghold city, Labrinthia, were what held

Balloon -


“Yes, you’re going to die one of these days.” Libby stood on the porch to my best friend, Mikey’s, house.

Experiment -

Trial Run

“Put the gun down, Amy!” My voice went hoarse, unexpectedly, as the girl I’d just started dating three weeks ago

Red -


“What are you doing, here? Oh, I see. Good day!” I smile a lie. I find my way to where

Coyote -


“Look at the puppy, Daddy!” My just-turned-four-year-old-today stood next to my wife, Sarah, and a newly-erected porch gate in front

Guitar selfie

In Minor

A few months back, I’d opened up a window on Sunday morning to keep the smell of bacon from wafting.

Human Spirit -

The Human Spirit

They’d finally found it. “The Human Spirit,” they called this entity: this carcass. Its double-helix body lay strewn across a

Free Will -

Free Will — The Suicides, #82

Every form of biology is driven by a Darwinian sort of algorithm that: Enables an organism to survive its environment,

Cupid -

Cupid Pays the Debt — The Suicides, #81

Cupid ‘s arrow struck a vein: a token-Prozac stimulant to heartache and pain. Death’s defining moment is the moment it

Love or Hate -

In Love or Hate — The Suicides, #80

In love or hate, what difference does it make? My loved ones will be inspired to become slaves unto the