HUNTED: Chapter Five

“Stay,” He whispered in my ear as he started unbuttoning the cardigan for me. It was intimate and he never acted that way around me before. 

Discovering Wonderland (Chapter 14 & 15)

I made it to the bathroom but not in time to lock myself inside. So I leaped in the bathtub and tried hiding lamely behind the curtain. He jumped in after me and slammed me to the shower wall tickling my ribs. His face was all red and gooey. I looked up and noticed that the shower head was the detachable kind with a hose. Thinking quickly I reached to grab it with one hand and blasting the cold water with the other. He was soaking wet and the bathtub floor was now red. Archer made a weird grunt noise and grabbed for the hose which only made us wetter. I ducked under his arms, out of the tub, and ran toward the living room laughing. He caught up with me and tackled me on the couch. 

Discovering Wonderland (Chapter 12)

“Why do you have those anyway?” Ophelia asked wrapping up my third grade portrait. My mother had all of my formative years plastered on the wall. My only-child status was obvious. I could tell Ophelia was restraining from commenting on every photo she wrapped. The amusement on her face was apparent.  “My dad was terrified of clowns so my mom kept collecting them so that he would get over his fear. She figured if he saw them on a daily basis he would become so used to them that his Coulrophobia would fade away.  “And did it?” 

No Sooner and Not Soon Enough

I am found once, twice, and once more Until I disappear,disappoint, and falter Eager to ignite a spark, a fire, rich and pure Open my heart, paranoid, and bleedout  Spent like a bill, always yours, forevermore  My eyes shut, uncoiled, and cold Death can come no sooner      

Things You Didn’t Know About Halloween

Halloween is the second highest grossing commercial holiday after Christmas. Black and orange are typically associated with Halloween. Orange is a symbol of strength and endurance and, along with brown and gold, stands for the harvest and autumn. Black is typically a symbol of death and darkness and acts as a reminder that Halloween once … Continue reading Things You Didn’t Know About Halloween