The Roman Valentine

AWARD: INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION Laura Thomas Communications: Junior Author’s Literary Contest Honorable Mentioned, Published Poet Certificate of Excellence Certifications FOREWORD: Another attempt at a scary story after my first one: Harold and the Herald of Silence. TEXT: I arranged to meet at Central Het Park. “Come at midnight,” I told her…

Harald and the Herald of Silence

AWARD: NATIONAL RECOGNITION Teen Ink – Short Story Web Publication Privilege July 2014 Website Publication FOREWORD: The speaker has been diagnosed with explorative spirit and colorful imagination, but misunderstood by a society of hard logic. His parents insisted a more tempered lifestyle, forcing the speaker to commit a self cleansing. Drained…

The Roman Valentine

I arranged to meet at Central Het Park. ++++++++++“Come at midnight,” I told her gratifyingly. “I know just the way to end our Valentine’s.” Despite the unfortunate exhaustion that comes with eventful days, Lily eagerly agreed. This was the finishing touch–the lovely velvet bow that wraps all the cards, flowers,…

The Manor’s Guest 2

In centuries of Fychester tradition, sunlight had never been so harshly rebuked. Lord Darius ached from last night’s, well, childish tantrum of wallowing fervor — he would never again embarrass himself. Not in front of Anderston. He eased himself up against his pillows, intricately woven by a tailor up north,…

The Manor’s Guest 1

Godly rumors drifted down with the breeze as she, the lovely angel from a haven far west, beguiled the gates to let her in. The entrance had not stopped creaking for forty-four years, but somehow, at that very same moment she gently pressed the doors apart, the rust took to…