What He Shared

An avid outdoorsman since he was a child, Bill impressed everyone with his survival skills. He tried to make a business out of it, but no one stayed long after discovering his obsession with the Donner Party. This 208-character short was inspired by Twittering Tales and Fandango’s FOWC – avid.


After Mandate 2837a passed unanimously, and the genetic selection breeding program began, mirrors were banned. It was punishable by death if you possessed a mirror. Mirrors are where the seconds lived. Those creatures that were formed from the leftover genetic material not used for breeding purposes. The Halflings taught our scientists everything we know now…… Continue reading Reflection

The Cave

The answer was so much simpler to give long agoYes, son, we are safe and secureLife passed without fear or woeNow there is a daily tour We watch and listen from afarRemembering lost joyNightly visits to the dog starCreative lies we deploy Above grounders venture nearForcing us to caveAt the next all clearWill we be…… Continue reading The Cave


we cannot staywhen hope is lostno matter the costwe fly away over land, sea, and airwe try to copefind a little hoperesisting despair toil and troublearound every benddecisions we defendto rise from the rubble family’s faith recoveredfreedom, security, hope in sightfor our children’s plightwe pray to remain undiscovered This was inspired by and written for…… Continue reading Undiscovered