Chapter 7 (Final pt.)

“I’ve got yooooouuu~ under my skin.” Henry hummed to himself as he finished shaving the undesirables from the meat. “This is an art form you don’t see anymore.” in my stroll down memory lane I hadn’t notice someone else was standing in attendance of Henry at work. “Excuse me?” “The amount of skill it takes [...]

Chapter 7 (Pt.II)

The butcher was a hefty fellow, years of dissecting animals for human consumption had given this man a very brawny physique. You could see the power in his arms as the cleaver in his hand was going to work on the back leg or the “round” as the meat cutters would call it, of a [...]

Chapter 7 (Pt. I)

The store had a traditional style, the type of look city fresh markets tries to imitate with its wholesome fruits and veggies in wooden crates stacked in the middle of the aisles. Even though I knew it would annoy her I decided to get started on the shopping, grabbing a pushcart. Kassidy had a knack [...]

Chapter 6 (Final Pt.)

DING! DING! The door chimed, announcing as we walked into the store. A young girl stood slumped over the checkout counter flipping through a teens magazine.  She met us not with a warm southern welcome greeting I’ve sort of come to expect but as an alternative, a more rebellious “I rather be anywhere but here” [...]

Chapter 6 (Pt I.)

The sun was bright, the air bitter to the skin as Kassidy and I walked the tiny town of Remington, a town so miniscule that it failed to register on most GPS. You would have to Know the way as the locals would say. Remington was a town hardly touched by time, it was like [...]

Lunar Petal 14: The Paradox

She’s the rapid winds of the storm, The earth-rattling roar of the thunder, When you see her coming, sound the alarms, Pray to your savior; find the nearest shelter, I’ll tell you now she’s a powerful force of nature.   She’s the peace on a clear summer night down by the riverside, You cannot claim [...]

Lunar Petal 11: Dead Leaves

Why do I… love Why do I think of suicide…? A Raven that wants to be a dove Steady trying to maintain, I’m drowning in my tears While repetitively doing the same things, I’m bending from our fears No one can fathom the pain, of constantly fighting with my own brain It's agonizing to love when [...]