A Perfect Fossil

-originally published on Crooked Lullabies, 9/11/14. The early evening sun shone on the front living room window in such a way that the tiny handprint came into focus when Roger tilted his head slightly to the left. He reached through the foot-wide opening between the drapes, but stopped short of smearing the print and ruining … Continue reading A Perfect Fossil


The Red Rubber Ball

-originally published on Crooked Lullabies, 8/31/14. The small knife blade pressed against Josh's side. He dropped his briefcase and exhaled a heavy breath that pierced the chilly air. After recovering from a brief blackout, Josh raised his arms without being instructed. Meanwhile, he internally cursed himself for deciding to take a shortcut through the alley … Continue reading The Red Rubber Ball