There’s an old children’s game played on Halloween. The trick is to say the word three times, just before midnight. After the third time, it will appear, ragged, foul, all-consuming. What is it… the word? You’ve said it three times already. I wouldn’t turn around.
Added by Paul de Denus on October 28, 2011 at 8:01pm —
There is something about Mr. Corey. The other kids don’t seem to see it - the way his eyes trollover me - but I feel it all too well… his pupils dilating, his blood rising, pulsing through his… Continue
Added by Paul de Denus on October 17, 2011 at 10:46pm —
Smooth along the back lanes and quiet streets, the bearer of bad news dances light as a dark feather caught in the gutter’s overflowing current. His ragged mail satchel is packed full, brimming with glossy envelopes, yet the bag bears no weight at all. He… Continue
Added by Paul de Denus on October 12, 2011 at 11:30am —