The Crow Brides (II)

A tiny heartbeat with ferocity inside the mottled breast; Sumi could feel the minute vibrations through her clumsy fingers, more talon than flesh. From her beak she passed a mealworm to the thrush chick she’d found that morning. It had no idea how lucky it was. Sumi had chanced to rise with the dawn and…

The Crow Brides (I)

Muffled, distant voices shook her from mad dreams of a storm of midnight wings. Her head rattled from the pallid light bombarding her sensitive eyes. A twisting screw of pain drilled between her eyes. A shiver traced icy fingers down her spine into the naked soles of her feet. Smooth walls, the color of drying…

Well, I’m Ish Alive

Forgive my lack of posts. I am in my last semester of a copyediting degree I'm taking from the University of Chicago. Whoo hoo~! Graduate in less than a month. To celebrate I'll be posting my next short story in short pieces: The Crow Brides. It's a creepy, dark story--so perfect if you're having post-Halloween…