Category: Stories

  • Dark

    Dark

    In times of need we seek your counsel A hub of solitude, you take us in. Your presence we feel at sunset Your wrath, we feel from within. The light has no secret Its power is laid bare for all to see. We promise to feed its ego But these promises we cannot keep. There […]

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  • When Shall I Sleep?

    When Shall I Sleep?

    Day and night seem the same Yet, I am most alive at night.In the day, I need not dreamBut my dreams, I realize at night.  The blueprint of my dreams I design till the nightlight burns out.Walking up the red-carpeted stage My name, the presenter will one day call out. Today I plot and I schemeAnd in the […]

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  • How Do I Love?

    How Do I Love?

    To be honest, I know nothing about romantic relationships. It has never worked for me. It has never brought anything other than the façade of hope, which in itself is a sucker way to look at things. To me, the experience is like when you smoke a fat ass doobie, and the high clears hours later.  You realize all […]

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  • Melvin’s Letter

    Melvin’s Letter

    If you’re reading this, then it’s too late, and I’m already gone. I’ve taken the liberty to save you the trouble of explaining your needs and wants to me like I’m a child or better yet, your servant. I can no longer wait for you to make up your mind on how to best feed […]

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  • I Want To Disappear III: A Hypothesis

    I Want To Disappear III: A Hypothesis

    The day I disappeared was a great day. It was a year-long duck that finally broke when the Eastern Cruise Company accepted me onboard their Traveler ship. I had been making preparations for my departure for months. I distanced myself from friends and broke off all emotional attachments to the ones I loved. I went […]

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  • I Want To Disappear II: A Hypothesis

    I Want To Disappear II: A Hypothesis

    You’ve had many houses but, you’ve never had a home. You’ve had many friends but, never one to call your own. It has been a long journey getting to you. Every path taken has been neutered either by sabotage or rare circumstance of life. Sometimes you wonder if you were meant for this kind of […]

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  • I want to Disappear: A Hypothesis

    I want to Disappear: A Hypothesis

    Your day begins at dawn! After grabbing some coffee and having a bath, you open your device only to be bombarded with messages and email notifications awaiting your reply.  The mere thought of having to respond to all those duties leaves you overwhelmed. At this point, you’d rather give up technology for sanity than live your […]

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  • The Plight

    The Plight

    A moral dilemma involves moral or ethical issues that have positive and negative consequences no matter the choices made. It also involves internal and external pressures to choose one way over the other. Once upon a time in middle school, a close friend of mine was involved in a case that would have him suspended […]

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  • More To Cover Up

    More To Cover Up

     What could the next big fashion trend be post-pandemic? The thought of a new fashion statement spewing from the massive effects of a global pandemic and a national revolution is exciting to say the least. Social distancing measures have made people paranoid to the idea that face masks and gloves are not just necessary accessories in […]

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  • Panic: The Review

    Panic: The Review

    Panic has not always been recognized as an exclusively psychiatric condition. Research in this area continued along separate medical and psychological axes until 1980, when the development of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual criteria established the overall concept of panic disorder. Females are almost twice as likely as males to suffer from panic disorders, and about […]

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