The Legendary Tales of Notch Johnston

The new group of medical students stared at the ugliest human they had ever seen. It looked to be at least a thousand years old and then some. Only two of the students even guessed what it really was. And they were human! They all stood looking through old style bulletproof one-way glass at the […]

A Place Among the Stars

Through long and winding roads, leaping gleefully over puddles of water, hugging my thick jacket tighter to trap the warm air then clutching my father’s large hand, feeling its warmth radire all over my arm, peering up into his hooded face and enjoying the rush of emotions- happiness, contentment and trust in the one big […]

What Ravi Saw

When Ravi saw the big, white, growling things rushing towards him in immense enthusiasm, he was scared out of his wits. He ran, with eyes almost blinded with fear, towards Seeta. But then, the big white things played a trick. They suddenly fell down at Ravi’s feet. In utter humility, they sped away, respecting his […]

The Deal

After fumbling with the lock on the door, I was finally allowed to enter the room. On the floor in front of me, traced in jagged bullet holes as if it were connect the dots, were the words: WE HAD A DEAL. I dropped the key and raised both of my hands to cover my […]

From Summer to Fall

I’M FALLING. No one notices — they rarely ever do — but I’m falling, and I’m doing it for real now. I’m actually falling. I feel my balance toggle as I’m going down. I’m trying to keep my arms outstretched and my eyes closed, but it is a bit of a struggle. You have to […]

An Uninspiring Message from an Apathetic Rosie the Riveter

Listen up, ladies. I actually don’t think we CAN do it. Don’t get me wrong. I’ve got my bandana; I’ve got my game face; I’ve got the sleeve of my denim shirt rolled up to my bicep and just begging to be coated with the sweat of American freedom. But I’ve got some serious doubts […]

Delivery

Policing for profit. Forfeiture Law Texas has broad civil forfeiture laws that offer little protection for property owners- and it uses them, as well as federal equitable sharing, aggressively. In civil forfeiture proceedings, the state must show that property is related to a crime and subject to forfeiture by a preponderance of the evidence. This […]

Infliction

Seeing the ticks of clock, moments flashed back as she used to prepare herself for day’s work and usually he slept besides her or in other room as she had to go much early in the morning, he woke up after sometime or even kept on sleeping…………..Come on Sara all are waiting for you……..A voice […]

What We’ve Lost (Part 1)

It was barely 8 o’clock in the morning and there I was on the streets of Lagos, stuck in traffic at the wheel of my black Toyota Corolla. The car was a gift from my late Aunt and I called it the black wolf, it had been through a lot, almost as much as me. […]