Shaman
Fiction

Shaman

Dirk stood atop the ancient stone well, raised his arms toward heaven and jumped down to Lower World but never made it. A would-be shaman, Dirk intended a spiritual journey in quest of power animals and other nature guides to help escape his straightjacket of depression. In class, Dirk had succeeded in journeying through his … Continue reading

Hidden Heart
Fiction

Hidden Heart

“Maybe we’ve stumbled upon Al Capone’s vault,” Cindy tried to peek but couldn’t squeeze her pregnant belly around me. I hurriedly shut the door to the hidden room barricaded behind a closet I busted open to expand our bedroom for the baby. “It’s dirty in there, probably crawling with spiders, rats . . . ghosts … Continue reading