The Monster

Some people think that monsters are bad, that monsters are scary hairy and mad, but maybe just maybe if you hear a roar outside your bedroom door and you invite the sound in, maybe you won’t see a scary, bad, mad, monsterest creature; you’ll see a scared, sad, lonely creature instead. And when you say […]

Icarus Falling

I awake early in our small, candlelit prison a stone tower high above the sands of Crete. Father melts hot wax from his thick candle dripping it on my shoulders his gentle hands press something into place. Wings! Giant, feathery white wings unfolding from my bronze shoulders I stand in awe. Suddenly guards pound on […]