Fear the lawn outside the senior living center, a mower purred. Small clouds cast dark spots in the otherwise golden day. Sharp voices rose and fell in the circular first-floor resident’s hall, where Phil pushed the cart from room to room, delivering lunches.Read More Fear is Faster By Daniel Deisinger
In his dreams the sun did not shine. Light filled cracks between buildings and glanced off spires, but AntoRead More Dreamer By Daniel Deisinger
Chun-Hui was so shocked when she looked at the profile on the handouts the Director of Discipline brought on to the stage to show all of the students. It was an unkempt man with stubble that had begun to show on his cheeks.Read More A Little Traitor By CJ Anderson-Wu
When Scott Harvey sat down to write Savagely Noble, there’s no way to tell if he intended to create an emotional fable on what it means to be human.Read More Book Review: Savagely Noble by Scott Harvey
The moment is here
Yet we always long for it
Dreaming of something more
Always getting something lessRead More The Moment by Xavier Ramirez
Dusk was approaching as Anna slipped away from the dinner party. By the third toast, the perspiration underneath her shift had become the final reason to bathe in the courtyard breeze.Read More Carrington Hall By Michelle Davis
The lows should be expected,
I tell myself that often.
There will always be a dip,
Financially, romantically, brain chemistry.
It was difficult to keep the two sisters away from fighting with each other. I was fed up of yelling at them, all day long, to lay off. I have tried everything – scolding, admonishing, threatening, cajoling, pleading and even crying. Reactions from the girls ranged from looking ashamed, crestfallen, outraged to uncontrollable giggling. And […]Read More Tolly Bolly By V Vaidehi
You say you love it,
But are you willing to do everything for it?
Would you leave your comfortable job?Read More What are you willing to do? By Frank King
At the urging of my increasingly eco-minded wife, we’d recently added the title of “suburban homesteaders” to our already diverse list of self-identifying labels that were slowly rendering each of us unrelatable and unfriendable to the rest of humanity. At this point, other than a meager handful of previously cemented relationships, cats are our best […]Read More The Backyard Farmer By Scott Harvey