Tag Archive | short stories

Hear, Here…

The voice woke her up in the middle of the night. “It’s time.” “Okay, sure,” she mumbled. She looked over at her clock – 2:28am.¬†Of course. She didn’t know where she was headed, and she didn’t care. Over the last few days, she came to understand that the voice was not to be ignored. Ignoring […]

Morning Ritual

Just as Talise was about to surrender to the faceless, melanin-heavy woman¬†poised to enter her, the morning alarm snatched her into consciousness. Wet, slightly irritable and fully awake, she grabbed her phone and quieted the alarm, resisting the temptation to throw it across the room. Instead, she checked for missed late night messages, phone calls, […]