short fiction

February 6, 2009

the ugly one

She was the ugly one.  The guys never wanted the ugly one. She sat and watched her beautiful blond-haired blue-eyed bombshell of a friend garner all the boys’ attention.  They had no idea...

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December 9, 2008

june

We kissed briefly, and only once, by the same fence where I almost got struck by lighting.

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September 29, 2008

my Gucci underwear

I want to impress my girl with my new Gucci underwear. I race to the bedroom and get undressed before she makes it to the top of the stairs.  She spends a half...

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September 27, 2008

i had to let her go

She smells like onions. It turns me on. I can tell by the way she walks that she has been walking through her daddy’s fields. I had to build up the courage to...

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September 24, 2008

young and free

She is young.  She is single.  She has no ties.  She could up and leave at a moments notice.  She could travel the world if she wanted to.  Every day she sits in...

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June 13, 2008

the dreamer

Buddy is bored with his life. Working at the local Office Max sucks.  All he does is make copies for people and stacks shelves.  He only took the job because his mom threatened...

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March 9, 2008

first time

He would come for her she knew.  He was a sweet boy, innocent in a naughty kind of way.  But she liked them like that, unspoiled, eager to know a girl in a...

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March 1, 2008

The consequences of a kiss

Words are innocent.  They stand neutral until people get in the way hiding connotations between inflections, meaning between gestures. “I’m going to ask you to do something for me,” she said, “but you...

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December 9, 2007

death’s other kingdom

If I thought that I were making Answer to one that might return to view The world, this flame should evermore cease shaking. But since from this abyss, if I hear true, None...

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