A Drabble for Saturday

A Drabble for Saturday: Pom-Poms

This drabble was featured on Days with the Undead during the 2014 Coffin Hop. Enjoy! Pom-poms It still held the pom-poms in its undead fingers, the yellow and white strips pocked with darkening blood. It belonged to the once beautiful blonds who’d cheered so loudly for her team—before the opposing team’s quarterback took a chuck… Continue reading A Drabble for Saturday: Pom-Poms

A Drabble for Saturday

A Drabble for Saturday: Insomnia

Insomnia Eyes burning, you lay awake, unable to close them for blessed sleep. You cannot will your body to obey so instead you beg, plead, promise anything for just a few restorative moments. You need them, want them. Insanity clawing at your brain, shadows moving in each corner. Muscles tired, tossing and turning doesn’t help.… Continue reading A Drabble for Saturday: Insomnia

A Drabble for Saturday

A Drabble for Saturday: Lip Balm

Lip Balm “Are you cold?” Annette stared at the figure huddled in the corner, piss and shit staining the concrete under its feet. There was little response aside from a shudder down the exposed spine. “There, there. It’ll all be over soon.” She followed the words with a snort of laughter. There was no way… Continue reading A Drabble for Saturday: Lip Balm

A Drabble for Saturday

A Drabble for Saturday: Burt

Burt “Can I help you with something?” Burt looked up at the figure standing over him. He tried not to let his annoyance show, but it was the fifth time in the last ten minutes someone had interrupted his lunch break. “Is it true?” Burt had answered that question more times than he cared to… Continue reading A Drabble for Saturday: Burt

A Drabble for Saturday

A Drabble for Saturday: Necklace

Necklace It shone in the early morning light, lying perfect against her collarbone. Links of silver twisted tightly together, the result of being drawn tautly against the skin of her throat. The welts stood out angrily on the porcelain landscape. Each of them an imperfect memory of terror and pain. Her chest rises then falls,… Continue reading A Drabble for Saturday: Necklace

A Drabble for Saturday

A Drabble for Saturday: Messages

MESSAGES “Hi Harry. Had a great time last night. Would love to do it again sometime so give me a call. Bye!” “Hi Harry. Still waiting for your call and wondering if you’ve lost my number – 457-8089. Talk to you soon. Bye!” “Harry it’s been two weeks and I know you didn’t go out… Continue reading A Drabble for Saturday: Messages

A Drabble for Saturday

A Drabble for Saturday: Cantaloupe

CANTALOUPE I thought I’d grab it. You know, get in, get out. It’s not like it was going to last much longer and if I didn’t take it, someone else would. What I wasn’t expecting were the rest of them. All just as hungry as myself; looking, hoping, searching. It was a bloodbath. I’m not… Continue reading A Drabble for Saturday: Cantaloupe