The Reventazon

I invited Livvy to Costa Rica against my better judgement. We were college friends but hadn’t seen each other in years, keeping in touch through…


Radioman

His eyes were gleaming. I’d never seen them so bright. They were usually dull behind his glasses or closed when he dozed which was often. His…


The Cry

I’m on the way to school this frigid Kuwaiti morning. That is, I think I’m on my way. I try starting my Audi.  It won’t budge; could be frozen.  It’s…


Night Watch

“If one of them, just one of them gets into this house, it’s over.” For a minute, Ari thought by “them,” she meant him. Melda often referred to Ari…


Hurricane

Shelba and I took a trip to Mexico. We had a timeshare in Mazatlán but hadn’t been there in years, a high-rise right on the beach built by a former…