“The Revelation to Mike” / Memorable Fancies #1668

Mike has had tinnitus as long as he can remember: a head-buzz like a carrier-wave, the sound a radio station makes after sign-off. But suddenly, the sound in Mike’s head stops. There is complete quiet, the first time Mike has ever felt it. He has a sensation like he’s suddenly been struck deaf. But then there are sounds again, this time coming from far above him. A kind of throat-clearing. Then there are words ... [Click ‘Random Post’ above – be astonished] … [Read more...]

“The Buzz” / Memorable Fancies #1343

There’s a noise in my head; it’s been there all my life, a buzzing sound, perhaps a carrier-wave like a radio station after the day’s sign-off. My head waits for a broadcast by some god who seems to have left the power-switch on and departed. Perhaps he’s trying to think of something he should tell us, like why he disappeared and left us godless. [* Author’s note: According to medical authorities, tinnitus does not always present as a ringing sound – some people hear other things, such as … [Read more...]

“The Buzz” / Memorable Fancies #1113

       Dry leaves are moving in the wind, but they don’t rustle. All I hear is the buzz inside my head, the sound that's been with me for - how many years has it been?        Perhaps the buzz is a carrier wave from the gods, and the broadcast, the real message, is about to begin. Perhaps that’s why they’ve silenced the world for me. At last the gods might tell us ­– something. Anything. <END> Buy it on Amazon: See/Saw. In this novel you can sell your memories for cash. And regret … [Read more...]