Flash Fiction

My father was the first person to hand me and my brother a beer. We were only fourteen and fifteen when he did. He said to us, ‘Boys, you’re going to drink sometime. I guess it is best that I am here to watch you so you don’t do nothing stupid.’ On my 21st birthday both my father and brother went to the bars with me. It was my father who bought me my first legal shot. He handed the shot to me and said, Continue reading →

3rd Person Limited Narrative – Chair Shopping

She had wanted a new chair for some time. The chair that they had needed to be replaced, it was worn through in places and there were stains that would never come out. Plus, the old one doesn’t fit with the new decor in the room and there is no other place in the house for the chair. ‘What’s wrong the chair that we have already?’ he thought to himself. It fits perfectly in the spot that it is in, centered between the walls and Continue reading →

Character Sketch – Writer

He wore a watch. He always needed to know the time, though he never had any particular place to be. If he had some place to go, he’s positive that he wouldn’t be late. Today, a glance at his watch made the fedora that rested lightly upon his head move from its habitual place. He reached his soft hands up and pushed it back into place with one of his slender fingers. With his fedora in the proper place, he reached into the brown leather Continue reading →

Charles Wright

May the Angels lead thee into Paradise; may the Martyrs receive thee at thy coming and take thee to Jerusalem, the holy city. May the choirs of the Angels receive thee, and mayest thou with once poor Lazarus, have rest everlasting. Amen. The grass still had dew upon it, the sun hadn’t risen enough to lift it away. Instead, the sun turned the green hills of the Polish countryside golden on top and dark on the bottom. The hills and the countryside, these are the Continue reading →

An Exquisite Corpse

There was a sparkle in the eye of the dark haired man, as he watched from the last row. He laughed to himself quietly. It was done, he told himself; it was all over with and no one would ever guess he had done it. He walked away from the bank just as everyone else would. With both hands in his pockets, Julius ambled into the crowded streets of New York. As he distanced himself further from the bank, he increased his speed. His brow Continue reading →

Amber Glow

As I look around I see boxes everywhere. Clothes are spilling out of suitcases and slowly making their way into dresser drawers, seemingly by themselves. Cables are sitting in a tangled mess on the floor after someone attempted to remove the one they needed and apparently failed. Computers have been placed onto separate desks and no one is worrying that someone might take them while they aren’t being watched. For all I know each computer ceases to exist when I look away and there is Continue reading →