Lithium – A Sunday Story

Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Wincing as she sipped a delectable cup of Ditta Artigianale’s expresso, aptly named “diesel dynamite,” Lithium carefully inventoried the contents of her specially outfitted backpack. Then, she lined her pant pockets with euros, prepaid credit cards, and Goliath’s specially engineered emergency beacon/encrypted cell phone. The rest of the backpack’s contents—she leftContinue reading “Lithium – A Sunday Story”

The Haiku Mystery – Part 1 – A Sunday Short Story

**A fictional tale** It was a cold rainy November morning. Last night, Halloween, was exhausting running her nieces around to every door in her Chelsea neighborhood. Marlee was getting ready to make her four am coffee when came a bang on the door, not a knock that would be too civilized a word for theContinue reading “The Haiku Mystery – Part 1 – A Sunday Short Story”

The Door – A Very Short Story

Many have entered the door on her left. But rumor has it, that only she has returned. Day in, day out, she sits with her back pack, as if ready for travel. Yet, she never leaves. She speaks only to those who ask her questions. To the casual eye she seems like regular townsfolk. But,Continue reading “The Door – A Very Short Story”

New York #2 – A Sunday Short Story

~~A Fictional Tale~~ Part 1~~ Having fled the edges of Sheol, and with no time to ponder how close I came to its shores, I changed clothes in my van, and arranged a meeting with my superior, Mrs. Greene. She prefers to be called Mrs. Greene; although, to my knowledge, she has never married, andContinue reading “New York #2 – A Sunday Short Story”

Bell Peppers – A Poem in a story

The deluge stuck heavy to his back like Atlas shouldering the sky. Whatever Herculean efforts required, he had to make it to the top of the hill today. His recurring dream was unrelenting. The rumors of her century of expertise was comforting. He knew she would be waiting. With his rain-drenched clothing clinging like milkContinue reading “Bell Peppers – A Poem in a story”

Perfume – A short story

Athalena had returned recently to live in her home town after decades away in California. She planned to stay only if her new job worked out. Since her stay may be temporary, Athalena decided to rent a small room in a house near her new job for now. Athalena’s attempts to fall asleep on mostContinue reading “Perfume – A short story”

The cockroach and coffee- a short tale

The coffee pot is dripping gleefully as the sounds and smells of fresh brewed coffee meander from the kitchen to her living room. The ‘night’ outside disguises the truth – it is 7 o’clock in the morning. The sun has been absent visibly for days. Shantoozie’s only brightness in these dull days of night (akaContinue reading “The cockroach and coffee- a short tale”