Motel Man

“Shantih shantih shantih.” --- T.S. Eliot “Dance into the fire.” --- Duran Duran His motel room was his home for weeks and weeks on end. He checked…


The Legend of Forenia: The Twilight Kingdom — Chapter 4, Part 2

The cry continued through the night. The creatures were still on the move when Jed and Kara departed in the morning. Despite the lack of sleep, Jed…


Was it Annaliese?

”Das War Ich” Anneliese Preis was especially nervous that day. She was going to sing a solo in the Oktoberfest celebration at the German Club.…


Portrait of the Artist as a Young Psycho Killer

I don't know why people continue to live. Why they don't just shoot themselves at the first opportunity. Gun control must be to keep people from just…


Raceplay

“Fuck a white baby into me, Daddy,” she said, gasping in hot exhalations against his ear. Ebony and ivory entwined in the seamy sweat and juice…


Raspberry Beret, Part 3

V. “Here is your food, ma’am,” I said. “Thank you,” I replied. Standing behind the woman I just gave the food to was the girl in the raspberry beret.…


Mr. Bippity

Alice squinted at the blonde gremlin bouncing on her legs and then reached for the alarm clock on her nightstand. The big red numbers told her it was…


The Legend of Forenia: The Twilight Kingdom — Chapter 4, Part 1

Jed walked behind Kara as she moved briskly through the passageway. The space was narrow, though wide enough for them to stand side by side if she…


Sunday, Bloody Sunday

"Okay, for our last song, we're going to do something by U2. You'll probably recognize it." Kari grinned as the crowd cheered. The fans of her band…


What’s a Grandma?

Nine-year-old Ariel practically knocked the screen door off its hinges as she raced into the house screaming, “Mommy, Mommy, Mommy.” Lauren, quite…