Owen's heart was thudding. The murmur of voices in the stuffy court buzzed in his ear like an annoyingly persistent fly on a sultry day. As the handle of the door turned, the murmuring got louder and more excited. Full of nervous anticipation, Owen was transported back to that fateful night. The stars had been … Continue reading Verdict
I was at a funeral the other day, surrounded by the mourning friends and family of a lovely old lady, and listening to her daughter's heartfelt eulogy as I dwelled on something I have observed. At all the funerals I've been to and heard of, I always notice how no one has anything but good … Continue reading On Funerals & Forgiveness
"Why can't you be more like the other classes?" The teacher pleaded in woe. "How many times to ask you to behave? Yet you all continuously ignore." "It wasn't our fault," the students all chorused. "They're biased against us, you know. They come here so sure we'll be noisy and bad Even before they have … Continue reading The Worst Class in the School
Are you scared of bugs and beetles Or fluffy dogs that bark? Are you scared of enclosed spaces Or dentists and the dark? Do you have a fear of spiders? Are you afraid of heights? Is it a fear of the supernatural That keeps you up at night? I'm not scared of animals, Spiders or … Continue reading What scares you most?