I’d been a delivery man for years.. then suddenly, I was joined by a dark passenger….
Days of anticipation, waiting, and coordination had finally led to this: a dinner. To Darren, though, this wasn’t just any dinner. It was a dinner with Tereus, though nearly everyone … Continue reading Dinner for Two
Today, I saw a human at the edge of my yard. They seemed strange and stared listlessly at the house my human moved us to. I barked, and I barked, … Continue reading The Human at the Edge of My Yard
It’s been a long while since i’ve posted on this blog. But for any consistent readers, I’ve been working on a few other projects. Specifically, I’ve had a series of short stories published in OFM (OUT FRONT Magazine), and if you have time to read them, that would be great! Just head on over to https://www.outfrontmagazine.com/category/queer-voices/lit/ to see my short stories under the name Brian Aragon-Shafi Byrdsong
Next! I’m planning on turning the byrdiverse into more of a collective project so don’t unfollow this page just yet! just stay tuned for some more updates! With any luck, this page will soon be filled with Fiction, Poetry and visual art that will make. you. gag!
I hope you all will continue to follow me on this journey!
Siara and Jenny entered the forest with their guns held firmly in their hands. They weren’t the biggest fans of hunting, but this creature had killed seven people from their … Continue reading Luperia
Leigh stood in front of the room preparing to eulogize her father. She stared at the faces of those who came to attend. Some were friendly, but most were … Continue reading Leigh
“Las calles lloran con la sangre de inocentes”, se dijo mi madre. Era una frase favorita de ella por toda mi vida. Y aun hoy, todavía no puedo olvidarlo. Especialmente … Continue reading Sangre de Inocentes
Applause thundered from the concert hall as Saotomé Golán finished the closing note on his fifth symphony. According to him, it would be his last. Just days before this … Continue reading The Music Box
The heat permeated the small studio apartment as the humid air swallowed Sharad. Under normal circumstances, sleep came to him easily. On this night however, he struggled to attain … Continue reading The Itch
Al, Xander, and Deonte; they had grown up together and had always been the best of friends. And just as the people of Neffin had suspected, they had grown up … Continue reading The Trio