Short Story: Burial

The note took me by surprise. “I never expected love to hurt so much.” I read it and reread it over and over again, not quite making sense of the words so clearly written by her hand, the last words she would ever write. I found it beside her when I found her, dead, rigor … Continue reading Short Story: Burial

Short Story: Breaking free

"This is bullshit," moaned a disheveled, middle-aged man as he slammed another empty glass onto the bar. His eyes were beginning to glaze over, and he had started slurring his speech. "I don't know why I put up with it!" "What's gotten into you, James?" His friend Nelson - this one nursing his first scotch and … Continue reading Short Story: Breaking free