Coen D. Needell
Happenings: The Newt
“Let me tell you something about the Smooth-Tailed Urban Newt.”
Xanthippe lounged on the fainting couch. Her twin brother, Zephyr cracked five eggs into a small bowl and mixed in goat cheese and chives. Xanthippe shifted in place. Zephyr greased and salted a pan. The olive oil smoked slightly, filling the front room with a savory smell. He poured in the eggs and whipped them…
Blood and Breath
Sometimes when you scream into the void, the void will scream back.
One day, I was sitting on my back porch. I was looking at the sky. As the fluffy clouds slowly drifted overhead, I felt the need to touch them. To walk among them became my goal. This is what I was put on Earth to do. I said to myself, “Self, you’ve lived this life…
Segundus et Principia
Confiscate the drugs, burn down the fields, and salt the earth…
Can’t You Feel It?
I was sitting with him, in the office. We work together at a co-working space in the Central West End. His eyes suddenly lit up. The hairs on his arms stood on end.
There’s something that happens to this city when it rains…
Principae de Principia
Sometimes people do weird things when they panic.
Coen D. Needell
Dear Reader, I’m Coen D. Needell. I write stories sometimes. This is where they’ll be posted. I mostly write weird fiction, but I dabble in comedic writing too. Sometimes, if I can’t think of anything good, I’ll write non-fiction. The goal is to produce something once a week, published Sundays at 4:00 central time. Currently…
Richie And Reuben
“Two men were taken into custody today.”
A Truly Great Society
Things came before us, and things will come after.
Tangential, Or: Alex in Wonderland
Alex saw something beautiful…