Sparks of Insanity

Haphazard Explorations & Experiments In Fiction

Catching the Scent

The brown stains on her carpet, brown, crusty remnants of it on the coffee table, the couch, spattered on the curtains of her living room window. The blood was everywhere. … Continue reading

June 3, 2015 · 14 Comments

Hounds of Hell Awaiting

“I’ll have another Max.” Max is the bartender of this shitty little tavern. Not that I’m complaining ’cause they’ve got plenty of booze. That’s all I want right now, something … Continue reading

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Soul for Sale

Death doesn’t fit into any of my schemes, I don’t know how to write the end. I want a fountain of youth flowing in streams, Even if it means meeting the … Continue reading

April 19, 2015 · 9 Comments

Danny Boy

“Give me the knife.” Arm outstretched, I waited for him to comply. Instead of the blade, he gave me a word… “No.” That is not what I want to hear. … Continue reading

April 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Nightly Wanderings

Insomnia’s a bitch. Usually I try to get to sleep at a decent hour, but it takes an act of will to surrender, to give in the dreams that so … Continue reading

April 14, 2015 · 2 Comments

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“And all our yesterdays have lighted fools the way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle! Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more. It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.”
~William Shakespeare