[6 A.M. Prompt] Instauration

6:00 A.M. Prompt “Instauration” : restoration after decay, lapse, or dilapidation At night, he couldn’t sleep. Not in here. He remembers this, looking around, horrified. For the first time in his life, he is truly horrified. Because he’s better now, and can fully comprehend that what he had been living had not been a life….

[PLAYLIST] Untitled (Rock of Youth) Vol. 1

In which I pull select tracks from much larger playlists that highlight a certain mood or subject apart from the whole. Let’s Bring Back #MusicMonday. I’ve been wanting to write and contribute to this blog I’ve been paying to maintain for such a long number of years, I can scarcely remember when I started the damn…

[6 A.M. Prompt] Zero (Running Empty)

6:00 A.M. Prompt “Zero (Running Empty)” Being hungry feels like dying. Perhaps it is; the beginning stages of such a state. It certainly drains life. Or … the body is trying desperately to preserve it, with nothing to feed off of. Nothing to nourish it and help it replenish itself. It can’t spare energy for…

[6 A.M. Prompt] Ruined (Girl in Rain)

6:00 A.M. Prompt “Ruined (Girl in Rain)” Wet cheeks. Hair. Clothes. Everything. Water poured from her. It surrounded her. She was crying, and so was the sky.

[6 A.M.Prompt] Fear

6:00 A.M. Prompt “Fear” It sits there while she’s eating her cereal. She stares at It. It is a twisted, gnarled, mottled grey and ugly Thing. It stinks. Vapors rise from its husk , visible to her like smoke, thick and suffocating. It reaches for her, meaning to seize her lungs, stop her heart; paralyze…

[PLAYLIST] Hold On to the Night Vol. 1

In which I pull select tracks from much larger playlists that highlight a certain mood or subject apart from the whole. Let’s Bring Back #MusicMonday. Halloween is coming up this weekend. Used to be I thought of spending loads of money on some weird costume and traipsing around out and about in the cold and…

[6 A.M. Prompt] In the Ladies Room

6:00 A.M. Prompt “In the Ladies Room” It gets cold in the office, so I go in the ladies room. Somehow, it’s much warmer here. It’s also blessedly dim. My eyes hurt from staring at the computer screen for hours on end. In the ladies room, my eyes and I, we get a break. I…