He looked up at the sky and shouted to the clouds, “You said this wouldn’t happen again!” Then looked down at all the bones.
–Marjorie Merle, Underneath The Juniper Tree
That is seriously one of the best things I’ve ever read. Truly. For me as the reader it conjures an image of a man crying out to God. I can see it. That’s what great writing does.
See over the weekend on The Twitter, the epic hosts of the online blog and magazine Underneath The Juniper Tree invited all to write their very best short, and I mean short (140 characters) story. The darker and more twisted-the better. I put my knit writing cap on and it refused to be taken off! It was really fun and Marjorie and Tex showed the love. I thanked them for the chance of course and…I read so many great short stories!
Ahhh, Writers. Am I write?
So here I would like to share today a few of mine and maybe one or two of the others.
Note: they are all “dark” in nature.
As I walked into the valley of the shadow of Death I feared not his evil. My sword & my shield fought with me. I am he who killed Death! <new story I will “commence”. Continue reading