Walking into the bathroom, I turned on the faucet.   I watched the water splash against the porcelain.   The drops scurried and hopped about the lip of the drain, reaching for the sides in a nearly desperate attempt to pull themselves up before succumbing to the physics and falling in.  I stood there focused on the […]

The Sun’s light shown through the windows and doors of the all white room.  The all white curtains stood sentry at the windows, motionless and at attention.  She sat at the piano between two, all white columns. Her wrists, in staccato movements, struck the keys with angled elbows, while her fingers, deliciously, devoured each note. […]

“Samaritan…Samaritan?”  She repeated.  Turning my attention away from the door, I wiped the sweat from my hands and walked back toward the bathroom.  “What did you see?”  She asked. Read part 4 here “…I, I saw…”  I was struggling to comprehend what I saw.   “I saw black smoke filled with yellow and hateful eyes.. so […]

Read Part 3 here …Samaritan.   I found myself looking up at the ceiling, with my mouth greedily grasping at the humid, morning air.  “Thank God! It was just a dream…only a dream.”  I muttered into the pillow.  Gathering my wits about me I looked around the room.  It was my bedroom, I was certain.  The […]

With the closing of the door, the co-mingling aromas of relaxed atmosphere and poetic recitation are resealed.  “No smoking” signs and exotic juices occupy glasses of geometric delight.  The angles of the room collect the soft aromas of votive candles as they climb toward the ceiling; a collection of requests for the presence of the […]

Read Skin Walker, Part 2 Here “Did you hear about the girl who was killed several days ago?”  Asked Nate. I immediately shook my head in response. “No.”  But I had.  I recalled those eyes, her eyes as they stared through me on that morning. I leaned back in my chair and resumed my story.  […]

Read Part 1 here “My husband and I had just moved into a new house.  Our old house only had three bedrooms.  My youngest son had his own room, but the girls had been sharing a room.  They were sleeping on bunk beds.   We just wanted more space so everyone could have their own room […]