Narrative Fiction

The Birthday Present

The Birthday Present May 8, 1971, was my eighth birthday. Birthdays were never a big…

Bug Splat

So boring. No one her age. Already run out of books. Less to do than…

It’s All I Can Do – Addie Doesn’t Live Here Anymore – They’re Asleep

It’s All I Can Do Look closely. Can you see me? I’ve been here for…

Bisected

When they divorce, they bisect me. Weeks with Mom, weekends and certain holidays with Dad.…

Matriarchy in Ryukyu

– Protobothrops flavoviridis – There are two ways to preserve the habu in awamori: drowning…

The Intruder

Twelve years old, Summer 2004 “Do you ever think about your real parents?” Summer had…

Adaptation

Mr. Jeffries Staff-meetings are the absolute worst. It seems as if they are more for…

Forget-Me-Not

  Dedicated to my amazing sister, Erin   CHAPTER ONE   He pulled into the…

Another Year

She turns 40 today. Memories of a past time invade her mind, of a love…