Slaughter of Innocence

From Albeycin to Alhambra (Hayes) In the twilight of a summer evening the Alhambra’s shadow cast a gloom, sweet voices from the shade arose, the sunshine voice of youth. I couldn’t sit, I sank to listen to songs of promise and belief, crumpled in a forlorn heap, I longed for songs of love and lore…Read more Slaughter of Innocence

Dying to Believe – 100 word prompt

We question everything we do. It's in our nature. I imagine how this whole belief thing began. Sun rises. Winter ends. Spring and life begin. Autumn flourishes. Winter rests, restores. It didn't take a genius to work it out. It took a genius, though, to turn it into a cauldron of power. Such evil genius,…Read more Dying to Believe – 100 word prompt

50 Word Stories: Purgatory

A tribute to Richard Ankers, whose 50 Word Stories inspire me. The old woman's knees ached from kneeling, her heart from crying. She was waiting for the train to Heaven. She bought the ticket in Hell and expected to be waiting a while in Purgatory. But when they took away Limbo, she gave up. She…Read more 50 Word Stories: Purgatory