Jack's Adventures Part I: Childhood ONCE UPON A TIME, there was a boy named Jack who lived in a red cottage just on the edge of a woodland. Jack lived there with his mother, father, and two siblings. He was the last-born child and had a real sense of imagination. Everyday Jack wondered in the … Continue reading Won’t You Join Me to Play Today?
Frozen stiff with boredom, Stephanie discovers something peculiar about the man she’s serving. He’s talking to a box.
Ring! Ring! The café bell tolls, as the door is spread ajar. A lonely man steps inside. The café is his favorite place to be on a Sunday afternoon. There’s something about the atmosphere that he quite liked. Perhaps it was the rustling around and chatter that served as white noise in an otherwise chaotic life. … Continue reading Damon Earling
A blue jay flew by the window. A Cyanocitta cristata as my avid bird-watching father would have said. On my tenth birthday, he gifted me my first pair of binoculars and together we went on a retreat entirely dedicated to the birds. Dad had a sketch pad full of every bird his eyes ever set … Continue reading The Blue Jay in the Window #shortstorysunday
11:17 am: Societies Wrongs A man and woman sit in benches across from each other in an airport terminal. Both far from home. Although they are not entirely sure what to talk about, nervous, they began to talk. Naturally, they began talking about the weather. Why does it rain so much? Why does the sun … Continue reading 11:17 am