Skeleton Man Heart Gift

My short story, SKELETON MAN HEART GIFT, is a March 2016 Winner of the 140 Character Short Story Festival at WILDSOUND WRITING AND FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW. Play the video above to read/listen to the story. Check out the link http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2016/03/06/skeleton-man-heart-gift-twitter-short-story-by-kevin-del-principe/ to learn more about the competition.    ...

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Coffee Shop Goddess

After he rolled off her he thought to himself, “This is not what I thought it would be.”   It was too quiet between them. He could hear her neighbors below yelling at their kids. Even the moments grew uncomfortable and started pressing up against one another like intoxicated fans wobbling at a rock concert.   She finally spoke, “That was…nice.”   Her voice was higher...

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The Animal Inside

The overhead light swung across his face by an energy of which I am unsure its genesis and for the first time I saw him truly.  Where before there was a phantom conjured only by the distant thought of shadows, now there were flesh and bones.  I couldn’t help but feel I had seen this man before.  I’d say he...

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Bourbon Gods

  I feel as though I’ve lost something.  Something that’s been buried deep down inside my being.  A primordial ghost…maybe it’s the Holy Spirit after all.  If it is, then I have to admit that the church ladies have been right all these years.  Thankfully, I know that it’s not the vestiges of religion that remain swirling in phantom currents.  It’s...

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Lady with Wings

LADY WITH WINGS There was a woman who was the outcast in her village.  She painted a picture that no one else could see in an alley that no one dared visit.  She looked into her painting and stood there for a thousand years.  After the first hundred, feathers began to sprout from her back.  After five hundred, she had wings. ...

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