"I caught the elderly lady looking toward the bus stop a few times, probably disappointed at the loss of a customer. Count your blessings lady, I think to myself.… More
"Look at yourself, sitting there with your teeny pop gun, defending your castle against what? Where are the intruders? Remember what they say: the best defense is a good offense, right?" More
"I had never known Vince very well. He was of my father's generation, and during the sixties and seventies that was reason enough for me to maintain a respectful… More
"Not only can I hear everything, but I can feel the vibration against the thin metal wall as they wrestle with the prisoner inside the sardine can of a… More
"One would think that being in prison, you would be bored and have nothing to do but eat, read to your heart’s content, maybe work out, and be served… More
"The layer of rust and lime speckles on the faucet and sink handles gave her pause; she always imagined those stains were the blood of women who lived here… More
"Wesley and I sat in back of the group of children, with our backs on the porch railing, solemnly looking out at the sky, filling, once again, with dark… More
"He had not changed, he would not grow, he was the thing that died when it was born and hid beneath the shadows of the porch and vanished in… More
Like always, she’s sitting at the out-of-tune grand piano, mashing down the pedal and making the windows of the Kolah Farangi Emirate tremble...Sara, when did you return? More
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