The Creature

The creature was a crisp red, almost the color of blood but too bright to be exact. It crept along the cinderblock wall with a lurching intensity. It moved as though it were hurt, as though it desired relief. It looked at Lily as though she were relief. As Lily stood in the center of…

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Insomniac

Strange bouts of hellish insomnia beating the faith out of you every night after prayer. The constant consciousness convincing you there is a God, convincing you there never was one. A relentless reality bleeding night into day with the same seducing sunset consuming the same vengeful sunrise. As depletion gets the better of you you…

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The Cat Says Nothing

There is a woman sitting on the moist asphalt in some alleyway. How she looked and what her name is doesn’t matter much to you or to me. She knows this, that her name doesn’t matter to any of us, she also knows it doesn’t matter what city she sits in. Frankly, it doesn’t matter…

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Water Demon: A Wordy FAQ

So, you say you’re a water demon? Well, yeah, sure. In a way…but it is not my sinner’s status that makes me one, it is a disease called Aquagenic Urticaria. This means that all those times my skin broke into hives and my joints bled into themselves were not because of the times I used…

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