Gloaming Gap

The horrors of small-town life


October 2011

Under the Sun

I watch them as I watch everything here in town. They skip, scamper, and shout at one another — little “boos” in training. They’re nothing like their parents, who were nothing like their parents, who were nothing like their parents,… Continue Reading →


We continue and conclude Zombie-Month-Tober with a change of pace: A poem from Daniel Meyer.

Carly Vs. The Horde

Darting around a huge boulder, Carly saw a hole in the roots of an ancient, gnarled tree. Knowing that was her best bet, she squeezed in, burying herself in the detritus of dead leaves, mud, and rocks. It wasn’t long… Continue Reading →

Cold Feet

Rachel peered out the window to gaze upon the orange and green balloons marking the entrance to the Gloaming Gap Fire Department parking lot. In neon orange letters, “Rachel and Frank’s wedding” were scrawled across the plywood sign in spray… Continue Reading →

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