A Dribble Cat

The cat walked along the gangway, eager to climb down below deck.  The nighttime water was black and still, with a slight glow of moonlight.

As he reached the hatch to go below deck, a tentacle lazily rose from the water, brushing the tip of his tail…

A Normal Walk Home

I was once walking home alone, down a road with normal streetlamps, houses on both sides, the usual.

I passed a man taking out his trash, and he nodded as I passed; I nodded back.  I continued down the street, and his screen door closed with a bang and a rattle as they do.

I car drove by, its headlights blasting me for a moment, splitting my shadow into two as it passed – the jerk had their high beams on.

The car spun around suddenly, screeching, and drove at me full speed.

It hit the man, inches behind me.