Buzz

The ringing of the phone interrupted my morning routine of getting ready for work.  I picked up the receiver.  A dial tone was all I heard.  I didn't give it much thought and finished getting ready for work. The door bell rang while I was eating breakfast in the kitchen.  Who could that be so …

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Gift

Reagan was nine years old when she realized she was different, and talked to spirits. Poor souls that were stuck between life and the after. Reagan too, sometimes, felt like an outcast. For the spirits were her only friends. "Who are you talking to?" Reagan's mother asked one day. "Stan," Reagan announced from her bedroom. …

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Hover

I can hear people around me.  I open my eyes, but can't see anything.  What's happening to me?  Uncle Frank is hear, I can tell.  The tobacco smell from his pipe hover in the air. "Uncle Frank, help me!" Why won't he answer? I can't hear what anyone is saying, just muffled voices. "Uncle Frank!" …

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