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Nov 17, 2018 · 1,639 words (6 minutes) · 1 view
Her laugh, more a smile and a slight cough, caught in her throat. She coughed again and caught the sputum with her palm. If only she hadn’t. We divined our future from that entrail. An iris pulsated within the phlegm. Nanites invaded her DNA. Rewrote her code. And, now they were in the open, they’d rewrite mine.
Nov 16, 2018 · 2,434 words (9 minutes) · 108 views
When I wrote this piece, many of my friends were academic/literary. They were interested in the metaphorical meanings in the story. They didn't believe me when I told them it was just a childhood fantasy of mine transplanted into the adult world. Sometimes a shark is just a shark. JVP
Nov 16, 2018 · 4,444 words (17 minutes) · 8 views
Halloween in Salem is always a little scarier than other places, but for one night in 2007, it gets gruesome. A grandfather takes vengenace on the bullies who caused his grandson to commit suicide. And what's worse, he gets it all on tape for the world to see.
Nov 16, 2018 · 610 words (3 minutes) · 3 views
There he stood alongside the others at their final destination, hundreds of feet underground, clinging to the remnants of a smashed picture frame and a torn photograph. He gripped the broken edges of the frame so tightly that his hands began to bleed. "This is how it's all going to end," he thought. "Trapped."