Girl and Cat

Opening her window to the fog, she wondered if the cat had returned. Just before dark last night, she had placed a bowl of mashed sardines under the…


Cougars

Adele would approve his choice. He preferred fair and slender, she dark and large. Of Egyptian background with a touch of the Nubian in his height…


Sweet Youth

Protected by the canopy, Matthew looked over his book and spied on the boy and girl sitting on the edge of the upper deck pool, feet in the water,…


Together Again

A bad habit, viewing so early in the morning. Logging off, forgetting to renew her subscription, Daphne quickly gathered her things and left the…


Tariq

She didn’t seriously consider murder, a more problematic option than a simple separation, if ending 15 years together could be simple. Perhaps…


Brotherly Love

Her head had cracked against the cement floor and she believed her life had come to an end. Her mind plummeted in a tailspin down a black well. In…


The Commander, Part 3

In one of the reincarnation chat rooms I visit occasionally, I asked a question: if I can recognize a man, younger than myself, who played an…


The Commander, Part 2

My dreams continue, nothing clearly presented or logical---after all they are dreams --- but always I wake up confirmed in my belief that he had once…


The Commander, Part 1

The man I am following doesn't suspect a thing. My mask is black and my sunglasses so dark you can't see my eyes. Wearing a black hoodie on a cool…