Monthly Archives: June 2013

Empty Mountains

I remember when the mountains were louder. Full of thunder and ice, growls and laughter. Now they are quiet. Most of the dragons have gone to the cities. I don’t blame them. It’s where the food is. I think it’s killing them, though. They are used to mighty prey. Now they hunt children. Powerful children. […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Postapocalyptic Religion

My religion is one of stories. Stories written with style. Stories filled with emotion. Stories that reveal truth in the human experience. Stories that point out the absurd. They show me a truth in what it means to be human. What it means to exist. What it means to feel pain. They open my eyes […]

A Barber and a Dragon are in a bar…

And the dragon says, “This bar is a dump, Morrie. And this beer is swill.” The dragon is wrong. Watering it down would have actually improved it. It’s true that the house beer wasn’t up to it’s normal low standard, however. “Let’s go somewhere else.” “No,” Morris says back. “I gotta keep an eye on […]

You

I once asked, “What more can I do to prove that I love You?” You answered me with nothing. I asked again. I begged. I pleaded. “Just give me one thing!” You threw me inside like I was nothing.     Well, darling. If You thought that would put an end to it, then You […]