The Right Gift #writephoto

The Right Gift (119 Words) No, not flowers. He liked flowers, but it didn’t seem right. She sat, looking down at the quiet ground that was so unlike him. Davy had never been quiet. He had never stood still. Even in sleep, he was always tossing and stealing the blankets for himself. Peg’s mouth crookedContinue reading “The Right Gift #writephoto”

“There Will Never Be Any More Solken Wine” Is Now Available

Originally posted on azariahkribbs.com:
Somehow, the title of this post sounds contradictory. The short fantasy adventure “There Will Never Be Any More Solken Wine” has just been published in the October 2018 edition of Alban Lake Publishing’s Outposts of Beyond. A warm drink to stave off the coming autumn chill. Liquid music for readers who…

The Waking

The Waking (1019 Words) He woke through stillness and cold. That waking was precarious, and came and went, like a lazy tide. But at last, consciousness impressed itself on him. He opened his eyes to the world again. Eddie breathed deep. The heavy motion almost made him cry out. His hand went instinctively to theContinue reading “The Waking”

Little Girl

Little Girl (56 Words) The aliens were sensitive to life forms, but Ji11 wasn’t a life form. She was the last thing the humans in their containment cell expected to see, carrying the codes for their release. Ji11 would never understand the relief on the captives’ faces, but she understood the pride in Mary’s quietContinue reading “Little Girl”

Amorphous

Amorphous Summer’s lease   is short But if he had         compared her To a cloud             we’d know It was true             for clouds Somehow             are never The same               but always Changing               under Under                    the eye And                       yet They are                 always Just                         the same As                           a Song.