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Spook The Insider 2018 – 2nd Place Winner Arts 

Spook The Insider 2018 – 2nd Place Winner

Misery Loves My Company     “Don’t look at me like that Cerberus,” said a small woman with feisty red hair, “move your butt and fetch it!” The giant black pug towered over the redhead and huffed, sending traces of mucus on her face. She frowned, “Fine.” She stomped her feet as she went to pick up the Milk-Bone but ended walking straight into a pink wall. What the… Her walls weren’t pink. This wasn’t her house. She grounded herself and realized she wasn’t even in the right dimension. Oh….

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The Stranger Arts 

The Stranger

He came in my life at my darkest hour   When the man who promised to stand by me who made feeble promises to hold me in the dark and protect me from the dangers of the world left, without a word or clue I do not know why to this day It was very windy that day and I did not have much on I was wearing his favorite dress dusty rose and pair of white slippers but he never showed My dress gathered dirt my make up smudged…

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To the man that raised me Arts 

To the man that raised me

My father walks through fire barefoot, carries his family across the ocean, fights off the sea and still has time to read me bedtime stories. He tells me to breathe, inhale and exhale, life will follow your lead. My father gave up his voice a long time ago in exchange for mine. He knew about the continent inside my chest, about the earthquake that shakes me. My father made sacrifices, traded his soul for ink and paper, he knew my words would soon begin to overflow. That I was capable…

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