Tag Archives: pain

Someday.

Occasionally he sees how the cycle could end. He thinks of all the ways it might work: A gun to his head. A tire iron to hers. He imagines what it would be like to be free: What joy he … Continue reading

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Plague Ship

Drowning, struggling. I come up just for enough air to shout for help, but no one can hear me. I never made it above the surface, and what I take in is a long, heaving gasp of cold, of salt. … Continue reading

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DeathWatch No. 103 – You Have One Week

This is Issue #103 of DeathWatch, an ongoing Serial. Click that link to go find ‘A Beginning’ and read from there, if you need to catch up. Happy Reading! PREVIOUS * * * “Jet.” The voice was familiar, but Jet didn’t … Continue reading

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Cute, quaint, and perhaps a bit country

The smile of the angel is torture and rapture. The kiss of the whore is always the same. Is it any wonder we expect our pleasure to come with a measure of delirious pain? Tags: country, cute, it's a joke, … Continue reading

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Empty

That gnawing feeling, well within, sometimes caused by a brief glimpse of a life you’ll never have, that smile she’ll never wear. Tried to fill it with a bottle. Tried to fill it with fire. You’ve never had much success … Continue reading

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