Stars Don’t Lie

“Eight months and twenty-four days since Apa left.” Judit sighed as she crossed off yet another day in the 1941 calendar. In the last letter that…


Rendezvous

The moonless sky looked murkier than ever, freckled with stars. The atmosphere was abuzz with dreams of what 2009 had in store for everyone. Loralie…


She Stole My Heart

I’m sitting at the corner table in a crowded jazz café downtown, like any other day: lost in deep thought after 11PM. While all the other seats in…


For I Have Sinned

“To err is human; to forgive, divine.” --- Alexander Pope Syracuse, Sicily: 1980 Standing near the phone in his boarding school dormitory, Gregorio…


A Night to Regret

The atmosphere in St. Clare’s Clinic was tense as the clock struck ten on Saturday morning. A couple of nurses were walking back and forth amid the…