Cobwebs by Kealan Patrick Burke
Approx. 6,890 words.
Published on July 29, 2011.
Retired and whiling away his days in a rest home, Alfred Ross has little to do with his time but remember the things he has lost.
But on the morning he awakes to find his face shrouded in cobwebs, he realizes that a new fear has found him: a fear of being forgotten.
And then there are the quiet ambulances in the dark of night, and the inexplicable shadows growing in the corners of his room...