letters

2019-05-25 22:35 letters

Twelve students surrounded him, placing themselves with threatening symmetry. It’s time, their leader said, to reveal everything to us.

2019-01-04 23:50 letters

The final letter was delivered to him by a monkey wearing a top hat. Tomorrow he would ship out to the Northern Front.

2018-11-11 23:30 letters

The first rays of daylight illuminated the blue plastic bag and clumps of biomatter. Birds chattered merrily.

2018-03-02 22:50 letters

He quickly scratched down the numbers and letters as they were read off, unsure if they made sense. There was a not entirely unpleasant chewing sensation.

2018-02-25 19:26 letters

After twelve straight hours of listening to John Coltrane, he had a jazz stroke–resulting in a permanent sense of déjà vu.

2018-01-04 15:45 letters

The last man on earth made a smoothie, stared at it, then poured it on the floor and walked out.

2017-05-04 17:01 letters

Their religion demanded collection of nail clippings, snips of hair, and a yearly pilgrimage to a remote bench in the park.

2017-04-20 17:01 letters

They had an old photograph taken from one of the alternate timelines. It was not for sale.

2016-11-27 19:00 letters

He remembered the dream he’d had, but too late. They’d already taken the first floor, and he could hear them coming up the stairs.

2016-09-16 19:01 letters

Every evening she moved the hundreds of dolls from downstairs to upstairs, humming to them as she did.

2016-07-20 16:02 letters

He looked, refocused, but none of the letters made sense, they seemed to be a jumble of characters he couldn’t decipher.