Category Archives: Fiction

Orson’s Eye View

“Even Grannies need cock.” Yeesh. I can’t believe I said it. As soon as the words were out of my mouth I wanted them back. Kcoc deen seinnarg neve. Like that works. And my tone of voice! Was that a … Continue reading

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Unfunny, Unwise, Untrue

The only other time Del was affronted by a callous-male personal comment, she was still called Adele. She was fourteen. The occasion was a party in her friend Annie’s garage. That was fifty-three years ago. Good as Del’s memory is, … Continue reading

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I-Rah

The light just after sunset was magical. That sounded corny even in her mind, but it was true. The colors at the horizon were varied but muted. The ocean seemed to sway against it. Torches had been lit long enough … Continue reading

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Ham on Wry

I am an honest person. Like my father, I’m ethical, considerate, and fair. Of course I dabbled in dishonesty when I was a kid. But I generally did it to make the story better, rather than to avoid responsibility or … Continue reading

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Mother Love

I grew up with a boy bias. I took after my father and didn’t like to hang with Mom. She was into shopping and fashion and recipes and gossip; I preferred Dad’s philosophy, science, and math puzzles. Mom didn’t read … Continue reading

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Annie’s Weekend

Annie had a full calendar last weekend. Saturday was the baby shower. The mother-to-be is her ex-partner’s niece. Annie hasn’t been with Tony for a decade, but she still considers him  family, especially with his health and money problems. Recently … Continue reading

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Sin Brazos

I never noticed till the recent posts. I guess it’s an example of consciousness-raising. But the fact is, arms are a drag when you’re not using them. They’re great when you need to manipulate or carry things. But I can … Continue reading

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