short story

Stronger Than Coffee

“The beer I had for breakfast wasn’t bad, so I had one more for dessert.”-Johnny Cash The scent of cheap draft hits me in the face and makes me wish your breakfast smelled more like it was poured from a pot rather than a tap. You’re telling another one of your childhood stories about far away […]

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Meet Hello Kitty Cute Face

Head quarters just rang from deep in their secret bunker beneath the crooked tree. There’s an emergency! Approaching the scene is our heroine, Hello Kitty Super Cute Face with her trusty side kick Baby Marlo No Pants. The situation is dire. Can Hello Kitty Super Cute Face set things right? “No problemo,” says our protagonist! […]

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Besitos y Adios

Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form. -Rumi I dreamed of you on the day you left. You were wearing a fancy red dress with bright lipstick to match. A shiny black patent leather handbag dangled in the crook of your arm. Your hair in pin curls. So beautiful. Curiously I asked, […]

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The Loneliest Number

Weekly Photo Challenge: One Once upon a time there was a lonely palm tree who didn’t understand why she looked like the other palm trees, sorta, but didn’t feel like the other palm trees (so she thought). One day she decided to muster the courage to strike up a conversation with the rest of the […]

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