A Choice of Wine

He saw David as he pushed his way into the wine bar. He paused and then continued to the counter where he gave him a hesitant pat on the back. David…


Thot Control

Some time ago, yours truly woke up one morning to what I expected to be just another ordinary day. But instead, I found I was living in the year…


Wheels

I. I had to go again into Gorky. In Russia, the leadership likes to rename the cities: for the past ten years, this metropolis was called Nizhny…


Stuck in a Moment

They told Victoria that she should go to see the child. That he could help her with what she was going through. Victoria didn't believe them. No one…


If You Love Something

I. The first time I saw Maya, she was laying on the train tracks on a clear blue summer afternoon. “What are you doing?” I said, bringing my bicycle…


What the World Needs Now

Me and Jesus were hanging out watching TV. We’re tight that way. He likes to hang out. Then on comes the news: another school shooting. “Hey Jesus,…


An Unexpected Encounter

We didn’t know what to expect when we stepped into the monster’s lair, but it certainly wasn’t this. Me and my buddy Captain Ahab (that was his frat…


Occupied

After spending the summer between sophomore and junior years of college in his small, rural hometown and finally feeling that he truly didn’t have…


Linguistic Disorientation

Giovanni sat at the kitchen table gazing into his cup of espresso whilst slowly smoking a Winfield Blue. He’d not had a wink of sleep and was…


Carrion Feeder’s Pedigree

Druff and Loco were perched on the branches of two different trees ruminating over the taste of the same meal. They were within three flaps away of…