Fiction

Something Wicked

Read at your own risk

Matthew Donnellon
The Inkwell
Published in
6 min readMay 23, 2024

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“Michael. You know you’re not supposed to be doing things like this.”

I held the paper in my hand pointing to the top. He had written, “I am the sign of the beast” where his name should have been. And, he wrote 666 where all of the answers should have gone. It was a little strange, but most kids did something inappropriate with an…

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Matthew Donnellon
The Inkwell

Matthew Donnellon is a writer, artist, and sit down comedian. He is the author of The Curious Case of Emma Lee and Other Stories.