15 April 2021

Pet

Pet She wrote the single word at the top of the blank, unlined page in elegant cursive script.  Stared at it.  A single word, and yet one that held such power.  Even just seeing it there, transcribed from thought into reality, made her stomach clench with a faint, raw revulsion.  Nausea.  The urge to wipe…

14 March 2021

Deep in the wetlands and marshes of Medauquay, the stars were still visible in the dark night sky. Insects called to each other in the blackness; now and then a voice went quiet, as a lizard or toad silenced the singer. Frogs called out as well, seeking mates. Distant splashes of amphibious escape from wading…

27 May 2019

The following piece was written as a paid commission by a wonderful fan who has requested to stay anonymous. They loved the final result, and I hope you do, too! Sin seems to be in style lately. Statues of the saints loomed in the darkness like silent watchmen as Saraqael drifted between them. Their pious…

23 March 2019

I made it as far as the nearest bathroom that night, before I stopped and rubbed myself to a quick, shuddering climax in an empty stall. The drive home was a blur, and I came twice more on my couch, my head tilted back, eyes closed, mouth open, re-living how he’d thrusted deep into the…

18 March 2019

It wasn’t unusual for Madison and him to share the bed.   His marriage to Amelia had ended in a bitter, messy feud fueled by screaming, slammed doors, and insults hurled alongside coffee cups and picture frames.  The court had sided with James and awarded him both full custody and a restraining order, citing Amelia’s…