Waiting in the queue with Diana had been exhausting, but they would soon board the cruise ship and then their vacation could finally begin. Seven years ago, the pediatrician had told them Diana would be a “difficult” child, and wow, had she delivered.
Suddenly, Diana started spinning around, flailing her arms about like a windmill, shouting “Whoosh! Whoosh!”
“Diana,” her mother said. “What are you doing?”
“I’m not Diana, I’m the TARDIS!” she yelled.
Continue reading ““The Difficult Child””
His whole gang was cheering him on. Everyone, except the pretty, new
girl. She was standing alone, looking away.
“Gotcha!” Rick yelled out as he finally caught the bird. “Who wants to
see me squish it?”
Continue reading ““When Lightning Strikes””
Locked away in a storage unit, a self-playing piano played its music. Then one of its keys broke, and the piano went silent, pondering the problem. Years later, it had successfully rewritten its songs without that key. It started to play again.
Continue reading ““Creators Beware””
A blank page lies before me.
As expected, Fear is there in a flash. “Hello there”, I think to myself. “Take a seat”. Fear looks at the page, then at me. It likes what it sees.
Continue reading ““I Fear Only Myself””
Every year on my grandfather’s death anniversary, my father used to take me to an abandoned temple to look at the lanterns. They were old, covered in spider webs, and smelled funny.
Continue reading ““Mending the Past and Seeking Forgiveness””
He’s waiting for her in the parking lot.
It’s boring, but he must stay because people keep trying to steal their spot. He scares them away though.
Suddenly, a strange, drawling voice speaks from the shadows.
Continue reading ““Lover’s Eternal Vigil””