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A Walk with the Damned

March 13, 2015


We gathered around the tour guide, just off of Bourbon Street. He scanned each member of our group with keen interest, beginning his introduction, “N’Awlins, is a place of history – and intrigue… “The type of place with many an interesting tale to tell on a moonlit summer’s night. The modern world doesn’t understand it, […]

the presence (short story)

September 10, 2012


He feels particularly on edge tonight, as he sits rigidly in his mahogany chair. Moonlight falls in a bold stripe across the faded rug in the middle of the living room.  The windows are closed but the curtains were drawn carelessly, as somewhat of a hurried afterthought. The silver ray of light that has crept […]

a walk through the woods (short story)

August 17, 2012


“And how is life treating you this evening, my dear?”asked the vampire, who had silently joined Lilly in the clearing just behind the old buildings. There was a distinct path that had been worn into the grass many decades ago when the buildings had first been built. It led right into the woods which were […]

the fishing pier (short story)

August 13, 2012


I stood on the fishing pier. Not to fish but to watch the sunset from a vantage point where I could look out onto the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. The light was dramatically shifting and served to highlight the bridge an iridescent gold against the blue of the sky and the water. I quickly set up […]


October 31, 2011


On a cold winter’s night, The wind howls outside, In the middle of the city, A restless girl sighs. High up in her tower, As the world passes by, In a soft silken dress, Alluring green eyes.   She lights a few candles, And wallows in their glow, Then feeling distracted, She gazes down below, […]