All Blog Posts Tagged 'Fiction' (484)

If The Shoe Fits

 

If The Shoe Fits

 

Blinddream

11/2012

 

Everett Cordell was driven from the subterranean life he had known beneath the streets of Manhattan by rising waters from the hurricane. Just like the rats who had grown accustomed to living in a nocturnal world below the city that never sleeps, he was being evicted by the ocean which was moving…

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Added by Blinddream on November 3, 2012 at 1:36pm — 1 Comment

The 45th st. Cafe

It was in the cold, cold winter of 1982 that I claimed squatters rights to the corner booth. Fran, the owner only shrugged once at my assertion of ownership. Her shoulders were strong, she would have made a reasonable collegiate linebacker if it hadn't been for that being a girl thing, plus her never going to college. It had been nearly six months since I'd been frequenting the 45th st. Cafe on a daily basis. This entitled me status as one…

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Added by Out-on-a-limb on October 21, 2012 at 5:00am — 1 Comment

Our Time To Go

     I cannot tell you what woke me that night. I know that it was not a loud noise. One wakes up differently to a loud noise. Perhaps it was just the soft sssh of an elderly slippered foot on soft stair carpet. Or perhaps a soft groan had escaped the old woman’s tightly pressed lips as she mounted to the landing where I huddled in an overstuffed chair under the glow of the only light that was ever left…

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Added by Skypixiezero on June 25, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Pieces

REPOST FROM 2009
a flame long lost emailed me a…
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Added by Iconesis on January 1, 2009 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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