Vela Damon

Vela Damon’s short stories and poems have appeared in 101 Words, Leaves of Ink, The Subterranean Quarterly, Dark Dreams Podcast and several other publications.

Stories by Vela Damon

Submersion

Illustrated by Delilah Buckle

He reached for her hand in the dark, remembering too late that he wouldn’t find it. Cradling her pillow as a pitiful substitute, John breathed in her lingering scent and wept, the bed creaking under the force of his sobs. Hours later, when sleep came again, it was fitful, filled with dreams of calling her name …