The Last Story

30 April 2010 JohnU 0

After almost three years, Arnold was still kept in the basement.  He slept on cold concrete, regardless of the season.  They gave him a bowl […]

The End of the Earth

29 April 2010 JohnU 0

It’s the end of the earth.  Jill and Jack hold hands at the very edge, so close they can taste the thickness of the void […]


28 April 2010 JohnU 0

Yeah, I stand at this corner; I’m waiting.  I’ve been waiting a long time.  This is Midnight, the City of Night, where dreams have failed […]

As An Arrow

26 April 2010 JohnU 0

The statue stands there, perfectly still, as though it’s not alive.  As though it doesn’t breathe.  As though no soul resides inside. It’s a statue […]


25 April 2010 JohnU 0

When he was invisible, Teddy did all the things he dreamt of doing.  He lingered in the girl’s locker room.  He took fifty bucks out […]

The Painter and the Girl

24 April 2010 JohnU 0

There’s a certain time of day when the light comes through the window just right.  It’s only about thirty minutes, but during that time the […]


23 April 2010 JohnU 0

When the night is cold and long, the windows tight, the full moon outside shining through slats in the Venetian blinds, she returns. When echoes […]

Guy With A Camera

22 April 2010 JohnU 0

You don’t trust the guy with the camera.  The angle of his head.  The way he leers.  The way he holds his camera like a […]

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