This Present Darkness

 

“When the roll is called up yonder…” he hummed along to Bimpe’s favorite hymn as they all got ready to leave the house. He buttoned up his jacket and watched Juli help TimTim with his shoelaces. As she tied the laces into an ‘eight’ shape, he froze. It was happening again.

 

He could taste it at the back of his tongue; the sourness of something sinister coming. Continue reading