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 themContinue reading “Idle Hands”
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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 lifeContinue reading “The Tower”
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.
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. CurrentlyContinue reading “Coen D. Needell”