• Violence came easy to him. That she could deal with most of the time. But it was not just the violence, it was his uncontrollable beauty. The seeds of a more subtle manipulation were sown at an early age with him, her first and likely her last. It would have been less of a problem if he wasn’t as beautiful as his father was, would have made him…[Read more]

  • thiscrissguy commented on the post, instill 5 years, 7 months ago

    “You can’t just do that to people, Kevin. You have to start thinking more about other people. It’s time you start putting other people’s needs before your own. To be honest, I expected more from you by now. What would your father say? I don’t have the patience to listen to your excuses right now- I don’t care how old you are, go upstairs. Now.”

  • She ate slowly, greedily. She knew that people were watching, envy too soft of a word for the looks hardening on their faces, ‘food’ cooling rapidly on their plates. Yes, she knew a thing or two about the ‘special’ menu only the most valued patrons could order from. Tongue shivering as she slid the silver fork from her mouth, she watched the…[Read more]

  • thiscrissguy commented on the post, cake 5 years, 7 months ago

    It wasn’t easy breaking her heart, but she did it anyway. She didn’t even process the damage she had done when she did it, when she was doing it. She barely felt it. It was too quick, intense.

  • thiscrissguy commented on the post, bonfire 5 years, 7 months ago

    He threwup once into the trash can. He made it there at least. He was face down on the couch with a blanket from his best friend’s closet an hour and 12 minutes later. But before then, he thought about how much he was glad to be home again.

  • thiscrissguy commented on the post, sultry 5 years, 7 months ago

    The sun wouldn’t go down. We didn’t want it to. But it wouldn’t have listened if we did. The rocks we skipped into the lake burned our soft hands. Sunburnt and laughing we left in the evening.