Alice

Alice walked up the lonely steps. They had a creak to them that was unlike any other. It had been a decade or so since she had set foot inside. How it seemed all so familiar once again, as if time hadn’t past, but yet there was also a strangeness to it. Had that elephant…

Old man

“Come with me,” said the old man. “I have something that I want to show you.” I knew my time was short before I’d start hearing my ma call me home for supper, but I also knew this old man had a look about him that made my body want to follow him. I made…

Margaret

Margaret was a tall, slender lady that always dressed nicely, and immaculate. I could never find a fault with her. She looked as though she had just stepped out of a poster from the 20’s. She was beautiful, very beautiful, and I admired her for that. Me, on the other hand, I wasn’t worth looking…

Dutch

I was around three or four when daddy died. I must have been four because my mama and all the grownups had talked about me going to school the coming year. They couldn’t wait for me to start on my educational road. I was going to be the one to set the family a –…