Point Pleasant

It was dark as I walked along the waterfront. Thick fog clung to the widely spaced lamp posts like a lover’s lingering touch. My thoughts lingered in another life, and it took a force of will to pry their grip from the throat of more painful times. I moved my gaze from the pool of […]

Fimbulwinter

Tangled vines and brambles mounded up from the ground, nearly blocking out the sun. Humbled before this mass, Chelle could only gape. An enormous set of double doors had been set into the otherwise natural accretion. Bound in bands of brass, the massive slabs of oak easily doubled Chelle’s height. Despite the howling wind, steady […]

Forever

I haven’t posted in months, but its time to get back on the horse. I’m a little rusty, but here’s a thing:

Monument to Memory

Icy spray struck Haldor’s face as he looked up at the sails. Beside him, Jutta looked on with equal awe. The longship sat, suspended on plinths of concrete and steel. Though the oars no longer moved, they could both hear the crashing waves echo in their memory. The ocean beat against the shore behind them, […]

Rising Tide

The cliffs howled above Daniel, and an icy wind cut through the fabric of his sweater. The rising tide lapped around his ankles and, despite the heavy rubber boots, a chill crept through there as well. It was strange, seeing the sheer, stone face from this angle having looked down on this spot so many […]

To a New Land

It was the green light that first caught Aaron’s eye. It seemed not to have a source, just glowing around the figures. A woman and man stood on a balcony, that faced the street, not embracing but intimately close. Aaron stopped mid stride, nearly falling flat. He caught himself, bracing against the rough hewn stone […]