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Flash Fiction: Boy

When he was born the midwife dropped Boy on his head. He was baptized privately; no one was ever told his name. Read More »

Flash Fiction: Memorial Days of Future Past

Mom stands and looks at me with watery blue eyes. She feared losing Dad in Vietnam and instead lost him in a different war against cancer. No matter what the battle, the losses are the hardest thing to fathom or accept. Read More »

Flash Fiction: Nothing to Kill or Die For

A young girl meets a masked boy at a political rally in Manhattan and agrees to go home with him to hang out, only to be surprised that he lives in a luxurious apartment overlooking Central Park (Title comes from a line in Lennon's song "Imagine." This is part of the first chapter of an in-progress YA novel). Read More »

Flash Fiction: Fall on Your Knees

Herod recruited him personally, and he knew the rewards would be great if he brought back this Jewish child the three kings from the east were claiming would be the Messiah. Read More »