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Shooting the Ending

We had all of five minutes to grieve when we heard. Just about the time it took between the knock at the door and the first journalists to start Googling her name and making their way over, just behind the…

Funeral

Decaying Idea

The eulogies were beautiful. Weeping and barely controlled mourners outlined a saintly life, the sort which only ever really existed post-mortem and whose loss devastated individuals and diminished all else. Tyrone struggled to look on passively. This day belonged to…

No Cure for Shell Shock Cover

The Accursed Blessed

‘You are blessed. You are blessed. You are blessed. You are blessed. They’ve given you love, all the love you’ll ever need. You are blessed.’ The woman had been crying and repeating herself for hours now. No one was staring…

Space Shuttle Launch - Last Moments Short Story

Last Moments

“I’m sorry” he sobbed, voice jerking as it worked it’s way out around the tears. It wasn’t true, at least he wasn’t sorry that it had happened, although he may have been sorry to have upset me, if I was…

Threat #1

Death is a threat a punishment poised to tell life its place ensuring reverence and fearful respect for fine finality Bigger than myth bigger than beauty primacy set in omnipresent absence and conversation silenced by no voice and tender children,…