Suzie Wargo Lockhart
Suzie Lockhart hopes to bake cookies and tell bedtime stories as well as her favorite TV character, Carol, played by Melissa McBride on TWD. Until then, she w/b writing a YA novel w/ son, Bruce Lockhart. amazon.com/author/suzielockhart
A ray of sunlight snakes through long, vertical blinds, finding rest on Johnny Malone’s pale face. His eyelids flutter, but when he inadvertently moves his head, bright light catches him full-on. Groaning, he rolls over, squeezing the lids tightly shut.
I was perched on an old wooden bench, facing away from a dried-up fountain, staring down in disbelief at the new entry in the little black book. The words that spelled out the next sinister proposition stared back at me, each letter accusatory and taunting.
Close to two years ago, I broke my own rule. That rule was to never make ‘couple’ friends. You know what I am talking about, right? You are in a relationship…certain it will be for the long run. Inevitably, the pair of you meet another couple your age. They share similar ideology and are fun to hang out with.
The Chains of Silence
Your presence constantly lingers near, penetrating my thoughts perpetuating fear— Reminding me, remain silent protect the painted veneer;
Unmatched clarity in turquoise waters; she swims, unhindered by the burden of humanity. Treasures she collects from the world above—
The Darkness of Snow
The cold… Though the frigid wind howls outside my window that is not the cold I feel. Inside me cold has penetrated
DOG EAT DOG
It was a pungent stench that woke Miles Jackson from his state of temporary unconsciousness. He was unable to decipher what it was at first, because chloroform was still burning in his nostrils, masking the worst of the foul odor.
Playing With Fire
I conceal myself amidst a cluster of bushes, watching the human woman. She arrives nearly every evening, at about the same time. She wanders the docks, as if searching for something. All the while, her eyes remain focused to the entrance of the forest.