What can YOU say in six sentences?
Nora knew her face like no one else, although she had only ever seen it in mirrors and captured on celluloid. She wasn’t vain (well, not too vain), but being an actress, make-up mirrors were a daily reminder of the unkind aging process. Her friends told her she still looked 25, 30 at the most, but she could see the tiny lines and loss of firmness that others didn’t, since…Continue
In my early childhood, I realized I could understand the language of animals and insects. Most animals said nothing memorable, just grunts, squeals and chirps of “hungry now,” “afraid of dog” and “choose me to make babies.” Insects were more interesting; spiders had a tiny wicked voice and…Continue
Ned sat on a well-worn bench in the middle of the mall, patiently waiting while his wife shopped in one of the dress or bath or boutique shops. He sat back and watched the parade of humanity, in all of its variety, walk by, lost in their own reveries. Ned began to daydream, inventing stories…Continue
I made up my mind and loaded the revolver. Time to do what should have been done long ago. My soon-to-be-ex-wife is going to be out of my life forever. I just heard her car door slam outside so I’m aiming right where her heart will be when she comes in through the front door. Here we go, the door is opening, I’m squeezing the trigger, ha, will she be surprised and no court in the land will…Continue