Tag Archives: Fiction

James, Transcendent, Everyone Else, Stuck in the Mud

James, Transcendent, Everyone Else, Stuck in the Mud

Fiction by

When Mary finds him, she’s going to punish him. He will inadvertently disarm her probably, she knows, imagining a headfirst hug at the bottom of the slide, a tangled pile, wheezing and wild with laughter. The smiling cherub laughs, anger wilts.more

Forty-Five Minutes of Unstoppable Rock

Forty-Five Minutes of Unstoppable Rock

Fiction by

“We come in a rental car, white or black or silver, and we bring with us the “Notice to Quit” and the lawsuit. Sometimes the houses are empty, the owner gone with the foreclosure notice. They slink away to another place to forget this place and these timesmore

Frankie Would Be Almost Nine

Frankie Would Be Almost Nine

Fiction by

“I could hear the echoes of boys’ voices coming from the graveyard over fifteen years before. What I’d lost, I realized, was a chancemore

The Pine Barrens at Night

The Pine Barrens at Night

Fiction by

“Our friend said he wasn’t feeling right, that he didn’t trust himself to be alone. This isn’t the first time he’s called in a moment of crisis. We don’t want to leave a man behind, so we gomore

The Weekender: Recompensate, He Said

The Weekender: Recompensate, He Said

The Weekender by

“Everett Root rolled the dented Dance revolver around his index finger and holstered it as if he were some dashing and wily roughridermore