Category Archives: science fiction

Marriage

When he came through the door, she watched him with those cornflower blue eyes. And when he asked for his dinner, she walked out of the kitchen; figure erect and defiant. For the first time, she looked at her husband: … Continue reading

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Mold

And this is how it went on that brilliant, orange-brown morning of Thursday, February 9th at 7:38 am. ZIP! Fwish. Shoom. Silence. The human race was no more. It wasn’t the pollution that got them: smoke black claws throttling them … Continue reading

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Perspective

Jane and John lived in a house. A pretty house. A brown house. Jane and John had two children. Pretty children: Mary and Bill. Mary and Bill had a pet. A pretty pet. A pet named Spot. Jane and John … Continue reading

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Ghosts

So she smiled, a vicious barracuda smile from the Morgan le Fey of the computer world. So I sighed, simpering fool that I was. She ran our firm like an antfarm and I, romantic drone, worshiped her. The day she … Continue reading

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Good Service

She was short and plump with the eyes of a bird; unattractive in a pretty way. She hesitated as she stepped up to the counter, licked her dry lips, and rang the bell. Almost immediately, an acne-faced young man popped … Continue reading

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Mechanical Vibrations

Can you see me in this black day of night? I am your ancestor, your predecessor, your future. I am what you will become, if you’re lucky. I am superior with my lack of pain, lack of bias, lack of … Continue reading

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Godliness

With a whizz-click and a muttered prayer, Brother Johnson shoved his timecard into the slot, hoping that today he would not blaspheme. A quick, double flex of the fingers to crack and lubricate his joints and he sat behind the … Continue reading

Posted in 1995, poetry, science fiction | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Oh, children, watch what you know

The children, they gathered. They gathered around the god, looking for peace, for satisfaction. The priest came forward wearing the traditional garb of silver and black robes with the red sneakers of awareness. He carried communal comprehension, tribal knowledge, and … Continue reading

Posted in 1997, poetry, science fiction | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Reoccuring Homogenous Thought

They take it down word for word, the pearls falling from her lips, covered in spittle; straight from the mouth of the bull, the horse, the morosophic psitticist and the psuedo-synthetic, mindless robots scribble it down. “These structures were erected … Continue reading

Posted in 1996, poetry, science fiction | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Dialogue

Two figures loomed over the supine shape and regarded it/each other solemnly. One nodded vigorously, poking and prodding, taking inventory. The other hummed quietly, contemplating. “Excess expulsion’s noisy.” “Hmm…” They listened to the wheeze. “Build up in the tubes.” “Hmm…” … Continue reading

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