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Too Kind

The trolling motor pushed the trim fishing boat up river towards the great concrete pylons that held the bridge aloft. A splash as loud as the one he…


“The Man Inside Me,” “Listen to the Bell,” “Following the Birds,” and “That Special Number”

The Man Inside Me My surgeon checked on me while the nurse hit the dilaudid I gawked at him “This man’s hands,” I thought, “were inside me more…


The Ghost Writer (Francine’s Dilemma), Part 1

“I hear a noise, like a tapping sound. I get up out of bed and see a typewriter on my desk in the living room. I don’t own a typewriter…and the keys…


“A Sad End to a Beautiful Existence,” “Grunts of Madness,” and “Five Tokes for Whatever at This Point”

a sad end to a beautiful existence listen to your mother cry herself to sleep as you jerk off to some russian beauty with tits that size all you can…


Breaking Tuesday

Doug shut off the tractor and sat in the shadow of the plane directly above him. Interposed between him and the noonday sun, it hung there like a…


Books and Bordeaux

Not something, He really, Had, In mind, It just, Sort of, Snuck up, On him, The so-called, Situation, Did, Actually, Situation, Or not, He’s not…


A Problem in Gravity, Part 3

V. The next day, in the back room of the Monte Carlo, Tony and Junior were looking at a map on Tony’s phone. Their focus was Gravity, Iowa. At first,…


Mid-2022 Ramblings

I should have killed myself so long ago… It's way too late, now. Might as well live on, if only to annoy the powers that be and hate our guts. They'd…


The Unexpected Friend

The sky was streaked with vibrant oranges and navy blue as the sun set over Pamlico Sound.  Jennifer just finished settling into the rented beach…


“That Couch You Fart All Over,” “Carved Initials No One Could Place,” “Some of the Funniest Men I’ve Known Are Pillows,” and Other Poems

That Couch You Fart All Over Nothing has legs this side of the fixed off-track betting horse track and I sit on that couch you fart all over in the…