A Late Night Summons (A Dribble)

Retold by Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: A 50-word dribble based on a peculiar, reportedly true tale that I once learned about in passing]. “Please hurry, Mama is sick,” a red-cloaked child begs on the doctor’s doorstep, amid the snowfall.                 The doctor rushes to save a feverish woman. He says her daughter is a hero.Continue reading “A Late Night Summons (A Dribble)”

My Child and I (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Inspired by A.L. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh books, and a few other things. Hope you enjoy it!] The mother stitched   fabric together into the design   of an anthropomorphic fox      adorned in a simple dress      with a bow tied near one ear But it was my child who  Continue reading “My Child and I (A Poem)”

Peek-a-Boo (A Short Ghost Tale)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Based on a story told to me by a dear relative.] Margie Caroline had decided to sell her home. The same home shared with her husband for more than sixteen years, and then only with his memories for a year and a half after he had passed away. She rememberedContinue reading “Peek-a-Boo (A Short Ghost Tale)”

Game Review: Undertale

Released in 2015 on Steam, Toby Fox’s Undertale is a game about choices and, arguably, freewill. A child in a striped shirt climbs a mountain and falls deep into the underground kingdom of monsters, trapped there by a magical barrier after a war with the human population. Your role as a player is then toContinue reading “Game Review: Undertale”

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