Fiction

Christmas Plot Twist

Have you ever watched The Grinch Who Stole Christmas or Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town? If you haven’t, I highly recommen…

Play on Words

Every once in awhile I will hear my mom say a pretty strange phrase that may seem perfectly normal to her. Whenever she’…

Barren

He had lived in this house his entire life, but he was standing in a hallway he had never seen before. What was previous…

Boo: A Halloween Story

To Jack Smith, my dearest friend, I have a confession to make, and among all the others, you are the only one whom I tru…

Sadie Britton’s Final Story

In April 2015, in the very infancy of the Oracle, I sent in a short story called “Amy in Cypress.” That touched off more…

Ocean Current

Content Warning: The events described in this piece may disturb some readers. I woke up to the bright rays of light peak…