OwW1 by A.L. Blacklyn I checked the robotic mouse that was waiting on an X taped on the floor. Okay, my owlish friend, time for the test. "Catch the mouse." The larger robot on her perch turned her head to blink unevenly at me with yellow eyes. Her beak opened into a shrill "Whyyy?" "What?"… Continue reading Glimmer: OwW1
"Jungle Jump" by A.L. Prey approached. The monster held his breath and moved nothing but his eyes. The human would get no warning. A vine of green satin pressed down on his shoulder, heavy, but the monster waited. He counted within the shadows. On the twentieth second, he leapt. Shirts flew alongside him, adding drama… Continue reading Glimmer: Jungle Jump
"Dream Dawn" by A.L. Thoughts flitter past: translucent butterflies void of color and pattern. I am rock, not the powerful creature full of energy that directs body and mind. Both rest, waiting. At dawn, light creeps into mind’s crevices, returning life to stone flesh. Originally posted as "Predawn Pallor" (2009).