Tag: story

  • A short story about beer

    A short story about beer

    It is a typical summer evening around the house. The cicadas are humming in the trees, the occasional addition of frog song chimes in.

  • Underground

    Underground

    “One. Two. Three.” I counted in the dark.People huddled in the crowded subway tunnel smelling of damp wool coats, black-market cigarettes, coal dust and fear. Momma held my hand squeezing it tight to calm us both. Papa was upside fighting the fires that followed the explosions of Hitler’s rockets. People shifted uncomfortably on the floor […]

  • A Christmas Story for the CPTSD community

    Once, long ago in a place far, far away from reality, there was a young woman and her new husband. Outside their home, in the dark of winter, the wind howled and the snow swirled forming little peaks across the fields. Inside their little home, the cold was kept at bay by curtains and thick […]