Short Story: Perfidy

The lights flickered as the sound of thunder rattled the windows before going out, casting Edmund into darkness. The sound of wind and torrential rain lashed against the window as he fumbled for a lighter. He cursed the decision to quit smoking, a decision forced on him by his wife. He cursed his inability to … Continue reading Short Story: Perfidy

Short Story: Burial

The note took me by surprise. “I never expected love to hurt so much.” I read it and reread it over and over again, not quite making sense of the words so clearly written by her hand, the last words she would ever write. I found it beside her when I found her, dead, rigor … Continue reading Short Story: Burial