A gun is pointed at my daughter’s head. The man with the gun speaks, “Say goodbye.” He wants me to say goodbye to my daughter. “Tell her it’s going to be okay.” A gun is pointed at my daughter’s head. “Reassure her. She needs that right now.” What do you say to someone who has … Continue reading Say Goodbye
Stride, stride, turn. Stride, stride, turn. Lenny needed to keep the bomb in his head from exploding, needed to keep it moving, made it tick slower. Sometimes thinking helped too. Thoughts racing was the same as feet racing. All that mattered was movement. Always movement. He went to his kitchen and opened the fridge. The … Continue reading Lenny
It was an otherwise normal day when Dave finally solved it. Writing it all down was difficult because he was practically dancing in his chair. This is the key, he thought, this will change everything. He was smiling from ear to ear, his eyes were bright. After all this time, he thought. When he got … Continue reading Dave’s Eureka
Elsie walked over to her favorite tree, and sat down in her favorite spot, which was just big enough for her to cross her legs. She had a new book today, one with a dragon on the cover. She liked books with dragons on the cover.
Alex stared at the bread. She was afraid to look away. She knew that it could happen at any moment. At any moment they would hatch. In her right hand she held a glass. She was waiting. She could wait. At any moment the eggs would hatch and millions of beetles would start swarming all … Continue reading Beetles