Monthly Archives: February 2012

Achievements

The decorated gymnasium buzzed with chattering laughter and bad music.  Barry surveyed his old classmates, most unkindly aged, and bathed in his smugness.  He took a gulp of spiked punch and swept Cheryl into a prolonged kiss, a show of … Continue reading

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The Stork

The Stork liked to be well fed before he delivered.  He sopped up the last of the biscuit and gravy, fingernails slightly scraping the bottom of the plate. “Mmm, good stuff.” The couple smiled back, the husband uneasily, the wife … Continue reading

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Nightmare

Why won’t he tell me the word?     My son Jose lies in bed, a ghost in stretched white skin, flanked by pills and equipment that don’t even provide the comfort of false hope.  Cancer is killing his body but … Continue reading

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