The Story of Sharp Eyes

The Story of Sharp Eyes

The shiny steel tracks led into the distance for as far as eleven-year-old Lee Sing could see, which was a long way—farther than the children from the nearby Shoshone village could see. Sometimes Lee would go hunting with them. He could spot a rabbit in the hot noon...
Submerged

Submerged

She deserved better.  I cringed as the tow truck driver waded into the mud, cursing.  The glare he shot my way said this was going to cost me.  I bristled when the words “women drivers” punctuated the stream of invectives that splattered all who stood too close. My...

Any Port in a Storm, a short, short story

Dark and stormy doesn’t even begin to describe the night.  Water filled up the air, the street.  It wasn’t coming down in sheets.  Sheets have spaces between them. I pounded down the pavement, each footfall creating fountains of water, defying gravity,...

Special Delivery

Herbert paced outside the delivery room. There had been complications. He could barely control his anxiety, unable to help his wife despite weeks of birthing training and practice. As he paced, he thought back to how adorable and excited Marylou had been when they...