Tag Archives: death

Hot Zone

black and white alley

“Do not panic.” That was the first part of training, the very first slide of the whole presentation. When you come in contact with the infectious disease or the infected person, do not panic and you’ll make it out of the hot zone alive. – Mick was a professional. Four years in the military entering …

Warm body

Knees up and body bare

Day 2. 505 words in story one. Inspired by Exhibit A’s writing prompts with song lyrics. – She arched into him, her hands gripping his wrist. Long nails left divots in his skin that drew blood, the metallic odor scenting the air. “You’re so beautiful.” He swallowed a groan as he pushed his cock inside …

Faded photograph 

Sara placed her ear on her mama’s chest and listened to the rattle rattle that lived inside her.  “Mama, you’re rattlin’ again.” She giggled as she listened.  Her mama gave a great wracking cough that vibrated her whole head. It silenced the rattle so all she heard was her mama’s faint heartbeat. Sara heard the …

Hold Me

A nebulous thought She thought she wasn’t afraid to die. Each year of her life opened and closed with her belief that if her end came she’d accept it with grace. Everyone claims they have no fear until the moments it’s upon you and fear is the only thing you have. “I’m too young,” she …