A Short Recount of the Certainty of Death

I open my umbrella. My skin is charred from the sun. I’m usually around six feet, but fatigue has left me several inches shorter over the past few days. The beetle in the palm of my hand doesn’t move. A few feet away, almost invisible, sits a chipped human molar on the ground. Despite myContinue reading “A Short Recount of the Certainty of Death”

Unthinkable Cramps | George and the Flyer

George mopes down the windy sidewalk with dirt blowing in his eyes. He scratches them until they bleed. A flyer is forced off a telephone pole by a strong gust and through the air. It ducks under signs and excuses its abrupt visitation on passersby, “Pardon me, I didn’t want to be here. So sorry.”Continue reading “Unthinkable Cramps | George and the Flyer”

Unthinkable Cramps | Belinda Breaks

Sasha and Yoyo sleep with their eyes closed and heads outside their tents to warm their nightmares by the fire. But blocking the heat, unable to sleep, sits Belinda staring into the flames. A marshmallow melts away at the end of a short stick as the heat crawls up her hoof. The events from earlierContinue reading “Unthinkable Cramps | Belinda Breaks”

Unthinkable Cramps | Special Announcements!

It’s the new sensation and it’s coming to your door. Who’s door? Burnin’ Willie’s door. It’s only your door if you’re Burnin’ Willie or the person planning on murdering him and living in his house aka his murderer. The only thing hotter in Unthinkable Cramps than Burnin’ Willie are the sounds from indie rockers, SoulContinue reading “Unthinkable Cramps | Special Announcements!”

Unthinkable Cramps | Nova Olsen’s New Findings

/ Previously in Unthinkable Cramps / Mac is gripping the papers so tightly they begin to tear. His eyes as wide as oceans as he watches Nova run to the corner of the room and bounce off adjacent walls making her way up to the ceiling. She braces herself at the top and pushes inContinue reading “Unthinkable Cramps | Nova Olsen’s New Findings”

Unthinkable Cramps | Murky, Sanchez and Soul Pods

Murky leaps over the pile of bones and dashes out the back of the restaurant. He looks left and right for Donny and his mother. Then up and down. He sees a bird squawking in a tree and shoots it. He catches a whiff of meatballs and murder in the air and runs to theContinue reading “Unthinkable Cramps | Murky, Sanchez and Soul Pods”

Unthinkable Cramps | Diane & Sheila.Droning So Hard

Diane and Sheila are perched on the roof, the sun reflecting off their tinfoil hats. Sheila watches nervously as Diane navigates a drone over the neighbor’s house.Diane: Why are these things so hard to fly?Sheila: Keep it steady.Diane: I’m trying.Sheila: Make it go in the backyard.Diane flies the drone over the fence and watches theContinue reading “Unthinkable Cramps | Diane & Sheila.Droning So Hard”