Gloria had just finished talking to his husband, Ryan, about the results of the pregnancy test. She was positive. But it turns out the baby wasn’t Ryan’s. Gloria has been having an affair with their neighbor for six months now. But it turns out Ryan has also been having an affair. And it turns out… Read More Deviled Eggs
In recollection, Rajaymus Hayley was hungry. The local Chinese restaurant three blocks away from his home was open twenty-four hours a day, and at four in the morning, this policy was advantageous for the said restaurant’s gross sales. The restaurant’s OPEN sign glowed in neon iridescence, except for when it wasn’t. The batteries haven’t been… Read More Torture Cookies
Frankie didn’t know how to tie her shoes. At least not yet. She figures her mom can handle it for the time being. Besides, Frankie figures she has all her life to figure that stuff out. She doesn’t have to solve every problem in her life by the age of 12. So because of this… Read More Play Pretend.
Mr. Macmillan walked into the room. He unpacked his shoulder strap, setting paper, binders, and an empty coffee mug on his desk. “The storm got here earlier than expected huh, guys? It’s going to rain soon.” Georgia, who was knee deep in thought snapped out of her trance at the sound of Mr. Macmillan’s… Read More Ten Seconds Passed.
Juan Pablo’s on the corner of 5th and Smith serves the best tacos in town. So you were told by Patty. You love her. Most people do. She loves you too, but as with most things, it’s asymmetrical. And there you stand, in front of Juan Pablo’s tacos. They have a double door with flyers… Read More Fever Dream II
Garrett has been standing there for who knows how long. He speaks Portuguese at 4:30. It’s 4:30. The wrong 4:30. So he speaks Mandarine. It sounds like Tv static when he opens his mouth. Every time he speaks, his face turns another shade of green. There are infinite shades of green, you notice. Baffled at… Read More Fever Dream I
Oscar took the subway every day at 8pm. He carpools with Gerrard and Mallory in the morning, but they leave the office at 5pm, long before Oscar can even think about packing up. Besides, Mallory and Gerrard started dating recently and Oscar doesn’t feel comfortable in the back seat while the other two holds hands.… Read More Just For Now