Finding Harry

An addict returns home.   My most recent overdose triggered mom’s stroke and death. I’ve been gone almost nine years, but now I’m back at the farm with Dad. I will stay here a bit, try to find my legs, figure out what’s next for me. I’ve struggled with the black dogs of depression my… Continue reading Finding Harry

Two Words

Flash Fiction Challenge 100 – Day 64 Two words, just two words. But what were they? The man stares at his image in the mirror. He doesn’t remember. He had made the cardinal sin. Never, ever, ever, assume you will remember later what the inspiration of the moment had handed you. When the muse spoke,… Continue reading Two Words

A Watercolor in the Rain

Flash Fiction Challenge 100 – Day 60 For his entire artistic career, he had rendered his works with the precision of an engineer. His art, even the abstract pieces, was always rendered more like a photograph than something from a poet. He had preferred pencil, graphite, and oils because they enabled him the tightest control… Continue reading A Watercolor in the Rain