The Man Who Cuckolded Himself, Part 2

Somehow I waited things out in the dark; my invisible self even lapsed into sleep for a few moments a time or two, despite the discomfort I suffered,…


Attention Deficit, Chapter 2

Doug locked his apartment door and sighed. He wondered what he looked like from a certain camera angle. If the neighbor at the end of the hall could…


Attention Deficit, Chapter 1

Doug awoke in a cold panic. This had been increasingly normal and worrisome. Some nights he blamed it on the swirling thoughts of his demise, choking…


The Man Who Cuckolded Himself, Part 1

I. I am awakening now, as if from a dream, yet I am sure that nothing I just experienced was a product of somnolence, nor that it was a…


Paco

Paco came to the after party on the day of the last show. He said he saw it; I didn’t believe him. It’s a 99-seat house, and even with the lights…


Art Official, Chapter 3: Jade

The first thing I did was tell Jade. No, that’s not true. The first thing I did was count the money. I was sure it must be counterfeit, or maybe that…


Art Official, Chapter 2: The General

“I hate Americans.” This was the first thing The General ever said to me. He delivered the line as he walked into the back office of my already…


The Mountain Girl and The Love of Her Life

I was a mountain girl, living on a chicken farm, hauntingly beautiful amongst the dysgenic flock afflicted with isolation, malnutrition, and…


Letter to a Prisoner

Dear Gene, I got up and drove all the way down to the Circle K because I hate the Ampm which is just up the street. The beer prices at the Ampm are…


Krim

“Crimea has been officially severed from the rest of the front line.” This was how Captain Perelli decided to greet me as I had just sat down for…