Every evening, I return from my office like a tedious idler. The street where I live hails me by a haze of smoke, heat and noise. The scent of turmeric, wafting from open windows, curls around my nostrils and […]
â€śWhat was that noise?â€ť asked Alka Singh, craning her neck. It was nearly eight oâ€™clock, the late summer sun losing its luster, shrouding Los Angeles in gray and blue. The fragrance of roses wafted in from the […]
This time the news was completely delivered in under a minute, but I caught it and it made me rise from my seat.
â€śYes!â€ť I heard myself say to the TV. â€śYes! Of course!â€ť
It was 1992 now and while years had […]
â€śWhy do we always have to go through such strange security checks before boarding our flights?â€ť
Standing at the security gate, Akihiko noticed himself grumbling again while staring at his loose socks. His socks […]
Oh I love satire. This is a good story in that light.
Nice tension. I was hoping for a better ending, and I think it mĂĽst have happened. It’s hard for me to read a story aboĂĽt mĂĽrder. By better ending, I don’t mean yoĂĽr ending wasn’t satisfying. It was.
Lucas Merryfield hasnâ€™t always been a dullard, in fact; he was class president at Cumberland Falls high school, go Rams. Luke came from a long line of special people; ones with a talent for the dark arts; magic to […]
The heat hung over Wednesday like the open mouth of a furnace. The wind picked up dust and stung our eyes until they were red and teary. I looked over at Maureen. She sat with her hands folded in her lap–one fist […]
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