If This Is Serious, Why Am I Laughing?

CAST OF CHARACTERS INDIO...PUERTO RICAN MALE, 25—30, HAS SLIGHT ACCENT, SHORT AND THIN, BEARDBLACK...BLACK MALE, 20, TALL AND MUSCULAR, VERY PHYSICALWHITE...WHITE MALE, 35-40, MEDIUM HEIGHT, GOING BALDGUARD...WHITE FEMALE, 22-24,… More

A Whale Hunting Heritage

I am a resident of Barrow, Alaska; a whale hunting community on the northern most tip of Alaska. I was born and raised in Barrow with an unyielding urge… More

The July Journal

The year 1860 — Today be the first day of July Miss Ellie give me this book to write in. She say her Papa, Master Johnson, buy her six… More

Gargoyle

PrologueDark dreams, hideous and twisted, like a malformed babe stirring in the womb. Likewise, he stirred in his bed, curling into a foetal position, arms clasping his knees. But… More

The Role of the Droll Troll

Once upon a time, in the Land of Continuity, there lived a monster of sorts. All the people indigenous to this kingdom knew this alleged creature of the underworld… More

The Well

“To lust,” he said, saluting me. His fingers trembled as he lifted the paper cups to his lips. Some of the water trickled down his chin.“Ah, lust,” I said,… More

Fairhill Prison

Fairhill PrisonI am sitting here in Fairhill Prison,watching the guards jingle by in their shiny shoes.I am O.K. here,I am secure.I have been classified, collated and rated,fingerprinted, photoed and… More

The Wall Keeper

The Wall KeeperNo one tries to sell me tickets to the Olympics;They know I can’t go.The guard in the towerBegs me to climb the wallSo he could shoot me… More