Starlight #7: Foul Play

Starlight is a series I started writing for fun in 2016, written in the “style” of a comic book.  As such, this is not my best writing, but it’s something I had fun doing. Cad (Narration): So, it’s game day. Game night? Whatever. We open at Ridge Hill High’s stadium, night. A sizable crowd has gathered to watch a football game between the Ridge Hill Hawkeyes and the Inlet […]

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Poem: Midnight

Blue-black bays at the bright moon. Together we-who-are-one walk towards the sky. Restless, we wish for wisps of senseless joy. Bright-black begs for a sharper contrast. Alone, I-who-am-many make do with the stars I have. Lonely, I long for songs of yesterday.

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Poem: Persephone

Alone within the quiet cavern you crawl The choices you made make less sense here. Around the waves the foam frees you. Light cannot be found without fear. I dreamed of dreary days and needless nights They sheathe me as I stagger onward Skies sit sadly where they cannot be seen.

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Starlight #6: Touch & Go

Starlight is a series I started writing for fun in 2016, written in the “style” of a comic book.  As such, this is not my best writing, but it’s something I had fun doing. We open on a rainy day, outside a shambling house by the marsh. Inside, a girl is sobbing, clutching herself. Girl: I’m s-so sorry… She glances at a picture of herself and a blonde-haired boy […]

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Starlight Annual #1: Starlight

Starlight is a series I started writing for fun in 2016, written in the “style” of a comic book.  As such, this is not my best writing, but it’s something I had fun doing. Stargazing Doctor Shropp (Narration): I remember when I was little, I thought that the starlight was beautiful. The issue opens with a young Doctor Shropp sitting on her father’s knee as they stargaze from the […]

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Uncle Sam (Anna, Farmer #4)

Upon her return to Steppe Hills, Anna was brought to the assistant principal who informed her in a very severe tone that she was suspended. At this, Anna raised her hand and very politely asked what being suspended entailed, and was subsequently informed it meant she would not be allowed at school for a few […]

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Poem: Poison

Venom never leaves, Your skin, your pores, your heart Let it simmer in the Summer winds Nevermore will you know peace But when the light hits your crooked veins Breathe in, and taste the life

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Starlight #5: Starlight

Starlight is a series I started writing for fun in 2016, written in the “style” of a comic book.  As such, this is not my best writing, but it’s something I had fun doing. Part One The issue begins at the front door of Cadmus’ house. Parker is waiting by the door, looking conflicted. After a moment of hesitation, he walks nervously up to the door and presses the […]

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Short Story: Below

It had been ever so many years since Adelaide had seen the sky but that was to be expected. Children of the Lights were to be treasured, kept far underground- Adelaide knew this. Being a Child of the Lights was an honor- a true honor- and Adelaide was eternally grateful that the Lights had chosen […]

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