The Islands Tell of It, Chapter 15: A Parking Lot Visitation

Late in the evening, after saying my goodnights to Wyla and Luther, I looked forward to getting back to my comfy apartment. Maybe watch something…


Stay at Home

So what then now? I’m watching a crowning newborn’s head squeeze out of a vagina that I have licked and sucked dozens of times. Along with the child,…


BorderCop

All screams just sound like cycling modulation. I never had a strong opinion about immigrants, but if you asked my coworkers, it wouldn’t matter how…


A Trip to Hell

He was a devil worshiper going to Hell; indeed, he was. He was finally to meet His Master for a cosy fireside chat and maybe get an idea or two about…


A Zen Story

I. A Japanese lady visits a monastery and asks if they’ll take her youngest son off her hands. He’ll never get married, and there’s no way he can…


The Red Block

The man lived in the gap, it was said, in Winchester Way. But you had to walk down the road at exactly 11:03 pm on the second Monday of the month and…


Evolution of Souls

Once outside the National Holocaust Museum, I found a concrete bench and turned my back to the world I had just experienced. For the few moments that…


The Islands Tell of It, Chapter 14: Enough Killing

Amora came downstairs for a rare occasion of spending breakfast with her father. “My dear, you look absolutely transformed!” Ethan Rathbone gasped…


Netflix Spaces

My sister Nancy’s been consumed by Netflix. Every moment outside her teaching job involves her beloved Netflix. She watches dark psychological…


On the Boulevard Under the Swastika: A Heartwarming Tale of Hate, Part 3

VII. Jimmy stands up and sways, a little then a lot. It took a moment to get right with gravity and the Earth’s rotation. They set off among the live…