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Red Satin Ribbons I want a box to open on those oh so happy days – smile into – and quickly close back up again. I want to tie it up with a red satin ribbon so my fingers can remember what happiness feels like. Ellespeth
When he was sure they were just barely out of earshot he screamed, “Your friends are dead. You hear me? DEAD!!” He pulled off into a small clearing in the woods to take a leak. … Two hours later, state trooper Moe Burnside noticed a yellow pickup in a clearing in the woods slightly off […]
The Misunderstanding By Russ Towne “That was your chance!” Twenty men moved as one toward Burdett. “WAIT!” The men stopped. “Okay. I threatened you and your family.” “And grabbed my wife’s hair, slammed and trapped her against her car, and slapped her.” Burdett looked at the faces of the men in the circle looking for […]
I miss you in the morning With sleep still in my eyes Your breathing so soft As I fantasize The breakfast table is empty Without you, it’s not the same There isn’t a day that goes by I don’t call your name My days feel so empty With you so far away Those little things […]
He laughed; a wicked laugh which got louder and deeper as he walked away. … Jayce Kendall answered his home office phone. “It’s Ray. Jan’s nearly hysterical. That psychopath I told you about last week just attacked her in our garage. He threatened to kill them if I call the cops again. I’m headed home, […]