Monthly Archives: October 2019

King of the Abyss

In a chain wrapped wooden box, with its lid nailed shut, I was dropped into the ocean. The container filled with icy salt water. Body paralyzed, screaming without chance of being heard, panic taking over, my head went under. I … Continue reading

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Blood Moon

I came out of Christie Pits subway station, just down from the long term care facility that my family and I toured with Mom. She might be in there if she were still alive. I walked along the north side … Continue reading

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Someone Who Wasn’t There

I was in bed when I heard you banging on the door. You’ve locked yourself out, again, I thought. I got out of bed, and still half asleep, walked through the apartment, the blue LED above the stove my sole … Continue reading

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