She Got Married Alone

She married alone, although she went up to the altar of the Church of San Lesmes, in Burgos, hand in hand with her boyfriend: boyfriend for a day;…


Mirror, Mirror… Part 4

Evelyn slept late the following day. She felt like she’d been in some kind of marathon. Her body and head ached. When she saw the urn next to the…


Overcooked

Upon waking up, Kosta Spiridonovich shook from the cold and looked to the left, where Bombur Isakovich was snoring like a pig. He slowly pulled out…


Kobe!

All day long, the seconds had seemed to ooze, thick and heavy. The most excitement Jake had had that day was when he realized he was still connected…


The Proscription Prescription

Another grueling day of analysis, diagnosis, strategizing, guessing, humiliation, memorizing, mesmerizing, study, patience, patients and meetings had…


Licking the Wound

Laying naked in this bed on my back, I tilt my head and I look down with so much pain in my face. This is the third time today my boyfriend has gone…


The Sarcophagus of Tanit, Part 1

Valerie, I hope this message gets to you. I only have two hours on the library computer until I have to give it up. I’ve been gone a while and I just…


Gathering No Slouch

Thursday the Earth opened up and swallowed everything. Dr. Madquest looked around. Aside from an old sheepdog barking in the distance, as far as he…


Phallic Symbol

She got on the bus that runs from Avenida Reyes Católicos to Las Fuentecillas. She was a phallus girl, a true phallic symbol that she carried in her…


Mirror, Mirror… Part 3

The next morning, Evelyn got up. She realized the mirror was on the bed the whole night. She picked it up and almost threw it against the wall, but…