Shadow

Originally posted on musing:
A life in the shadows was difficult, but Jimmy preferred it that way. At first it bothered him when no one took him serious. But than he relished it. They way everyone treated him, you’d think Jimmy was a homeless kid. Even his family treated him like an outcast. Jimmy’s older…

Billow of Darkness

Originally posted on poetry and then some :
A billow of darkness  hangs silent over the land Haunted by the memory of  our long lost paradise. Too tired dreams flow down  swift rolling waters, forever in chase of a world that’s departed. We’ve used our forces  and shown our might,  Acting on empty screens with eyes stoic and vacant,  We now…

ALT-POSTR-MONDAY FOR JANUARY 16, 2017

Another (hopefully) excellent set of alt-posters for this third week of January, 2017. I tried to be as diverse as possible so I hope you all enjoy them. Antichrist by Jon Cottam Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Greg Ruth Drive by Rory Kurtz Eyes Wide Shut by David O’Daniel Freaks by Jessica Seaman Hausu (House) by…

Originally posted on Vampire Maman:
Welcome to Short Story Sunday. I’m so happy to feature this story from 17-year-old author Adelia Hoff. Thank you so much Adelia. This is a real treat. Charade by Adelia Hoff The black haired male saw her light. The white haired female saw his silhouette. His red eyes darted over her…

The Pretender – City of Zombies

Originally posted on Matthew R. Stitt:
? Eric stared up from the floor.  His head pounded.  Silver racks of milk, solidified within the plastic containers, sat waiting for customers that would never come.  A breath of putrid air rushed past him and escaped into the darkness.  Eric turned his head and the muscles in his…

The Arranged Marriage

Originally posted on Vampire Maman:
The Arranged Marriage By Adelia Hoff The young woman is dolled up – an offering from one family to another. She has never seen her husband-to-be, but she loves the farmer’s son – The boy who comes from far away Whose hair is like gold and eyes are like jade.…

SHORT FILM SATURDAY: OFF SEASON (2009)

A man and his dog are exploring a desolate bleak wasteland, scavenging from apparently empty holiday homes. One of them contains a less than warm welcome. Directed by Jonathan van Tulleken. Starring Bill Sage. Filmed in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Thirteen minutes and fifteen seconds. A bleak, desolate tale set in a bleak, desolate landscape. What…

Short Story: Cocaine Cancer

Originally posted on BookOfUnnecessary:
Luca could barely see, his eyes clouded with the fading vision of her in his arms. Paige lay almost lifeless, her blonde dishevelled locks falling over her face, covering her features. Luca was clumsily swiping his palm over her head repeatedly, managing to get a few strands away but he couldn’t…