My Midnight

Author’s Note: This is a story I wrote some time ago. It was written for a specific theme that I don’t suppose will ever return, so I thought I’d post it for you. I hope you enjoy it as it was one I was always proud of writing. Yet another I’d rather post than leave […]

The Unicorn Dilemma.

“Does he have to come?” “I can’t see any reason why he shouldn’t.” “There’s only one of him.” “That’s hardly his fault. If we were to base the future of the planet on copulation, I think we’d be doing everyone a disservice.” “That’s what I’m saying, he can’t.” “He can just not with another unicorn.” […]

Timorous (Micro-Fiction)

They glimmered like raindrops exposed to moonlight; she captured the night in her tears. I watched from behind a hawthorn hedge, mouth agape, eyes wide. She was so beautiful, so alive. A deer nuzzled her shoulder, an owl hooted from her wrist, and I crept forth like the little mouse I was timorous no more. […]

Faerie Departures

Within a valley of frosted field, where oak did twist beneath West wind, a sea of grass did hide a prize of fragmented Faerie Kingdoms. A child made stumble fell and span and in a heap did land, a wreck. And one whom should have held her peace not risen from that vaulted door did […]

100 Word Flash Fiction: Innocence Lost

   Mankind saw it in the sky first, veins of ruby amidst the clouds. Red stretched across the horizon like rivulets of blood, a vampire heaven. Little did the people know just how right they were.  One by one the gods descended dressed in the accumulated splendour of the ages. They shone with the reflected […]

Heaven & Hell (A Confused Love)

 In the flinching of the willow straining from the axe, I witnessed your fear. As fresh water surging back to the ocean, A greedy tide unwilling to share secrets meant only for mermaids and the drowned, I viewed your retreat. But worst of all, The nail in my coffin-encased heart, Was your joy at the distance between us. As you took sanctuary in […]