Short Stories

Layers

Roasting red peppers curled through the air as her caramel curls hung around her face. Her eyes were fixed on another small insect inching its way along in the wide world. But it wasn’t just any insect that attracted her, no, it was Pill bugs that fascinated her. She could spend hours tracking their long …

Kidnapped

The cool air from the small circular vent blew onto my bare arms causing the thin hairs to stand like venomous needles. The temples on my head felt hot and pulsed with vengeance from lack of sleep, crying, anger, fear, and confusion. The metal cuffs around my thin wrist tightened, leaving the mark of defiance …