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 […]

Remembering to Fly

Steady hands betray her expertise. Cora reaches out to flip the switch and bring the Screen to life. Not her own Screen. She could never afford that. The owner sleeps calmly for someone with such little security and Cora feels a twinge of sympathy. It dissipates quickly. She has convinced herself that she can no […]

Stress Relief for Beginners

“Two deep breaths. Two deep breaths. Two de–”. I stop myself as my voice begins to speed up again. This is a yoga studio, no place to show off who I used to be. In my mind I stress the used to be, because if I can convince myself, I sure as hell can convince […]

The Trips

It became official today. We are moving to the Trips. My name is Travis. Travis Filing. I am 14 years old and we are on the run. Living with 3 older brothers you kind of learn when not to step out of line and this was one of those times. About 300 years ago the […]

Benefit of Doubt

After seven months they knew each other. He knew her. What exactly she knew he could not speak to. After meeting on line and then in person things progressed if not quickly then at such a pace to imply things would go long term. He had learned a few things from trying to meet a […]

The Tales of Dinky Birchwood

Dinky was a man of leisure; he came from old money that his family had made in the railroad business and pig iron. Sure he went to college and got his degree to go along with his pedigree. But, Dinky didn’t really need to work for a living, because he already had money and lots […]