Short Story

Horace

When I left home, he told me to never come back. I guess I shouldn’t blame him. I was always out late, partying with friends, skipping school, ignoring most of the things he told me to do. I got a job at the Grille on Hadley Street over in Norton … Continue reading →

The Beginning of a Dawn

Note: This fanfiction will not be finished. So, don’t get too interested and hope that I write more. Spoilers: Season 5, Buffy The Vampire SlayerCharacters: Dawn, Spike #Chapter 1 “Ugghhh……” Dawn walks out of the room in disgust. Buffy’s arms cross and her chin tightens her face. By the looks … Continue reading →

Mary Beth

Taylor Caldin and Jordan Hill sat in a booth at Sammy’s next to the front window, sucking the last of their shakes. It was 11:30, half an hour before closing, and Taylor’s mother, Jean, who worked there, was wiping the counter clean. Taylor was an only child. His father hadn’t … Continue reading →

Bay-Bay

Bay-Bay Frazier is 400 pounds or more. He still manages to get from the living room to the kitchen or to the bathroom or out to his truck, but only with a shortness of breath. This summer he was rushed to the hospital. He found out that his heart could … Continue reading →

Somebody, Someday

Athens, Alabama. I just stopped to get some coffee and go to the bathroom. I check my watch before pulling back on I-65 North. It’s 2:03 in the morning. Jimmy wrote to Santa the other day and asked for more things than I can afford. At the top of his … Continue reading →

The Wind Is Blowing

Note: Written sometime in high school in Mrs. Betts class (likely 2001). The leaves ruffled beneath the morning bright sky. You could hear a whistle through the cool air. In the distance I heard a quite scream. I started walking toward the sound, which was continually growing louder. It now … Continue reading →

Claws

Note: Keep in mind that this is a story from my youth. Yes, it is supposed to lack any kind of earth logic. This is from the mind of a child. Read on, if you dare. It was a hot day in the summer there were picnics everywhere the swimming … Continue reading →