Tommy sat on the fence that ran along the plot boundary of the convenience store. Behind him was scrubland and in front was the empty carpark. He sat close enough to the entrance, that when the store clerk approached the automatic doors, Tommy could see the whites of his eyes. Beside him on the fence … Continue reading Sitting on the Fence
“Daddy, why do your eyes turn red at night?”
We'd been watching the rolling coverage of the earthquakes like everyone else, but it just hadn’t occurred to us that we’d need a tent. When we realised, Marcy ran out to find one before the sirens started. She came back an hour later with one of those pop-up tents that are supposed to be easy … Continue reading Flood Waters – Extract.
Realising Mark was gone was like remembering halfway through the morning that you’ve forgotten to brush your teeth. Up until you remember, there’s something niggling at the back of your head, then in a flash you realise. I’ve known Mark on and off since we were four or five years old. At times we’d go … Continue reading No New Posts
Terry tentatively touched the walls, then quickly drew his hand back, as spiderwebs clung to his fingers. The webs grew denser as he approached a patch in the wallpaper that was swollen and cracked. Something tickled his ear...
Sometimes, I don’t wear my glasses - just to keep the world blurry.