Greedy animal: A Short Story

The wind cries out tonight, signaling their entrance. My pulse is as fast as a racehorse. This will already be our fourth meeting but my palms still get clammy every time. I check my watch—it’s 11:58 pm. It’s almost time. I clutch the small plastic cooler tightly. I set it aside. When I made my first … Continue reading Greedy animal: A Short Story

Two monsters — A Short Story

My mom always said to me that I was a very imaginative 4-year-old. That everything I told her was all in my imagination. “Merry, there’s no monster in here. I already looked,” she kissed my forehead. “Now go back to sleep.” I still argued with her because I knew how the monster looked and where … Continue reading Two monsters — A Short Story