Ms. Pumpkin Eater

Constance loathed her husband Peter. She was indifferent to him when they met as kids; but now… 10 years into marriage… she loathed his existence. Marrying him wasn’t a choice, it was an obligation. Her parents, and his parents decided when they were kids that […]

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The Lion Tamer

When the Baryshnikov Circus came to town everyone gathered in the streets to see the parade. Children clutched their parents hands dreaming of running away and joining the fun. Adults held their kids hands and dreamed about running away from their responsibilities.  The clowns drew […]

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Silver Bells & Cockleshells

I dedicate this short story to the Rainbow Corner (RIP) at work, especially my friend Nick Savenco. The conversations we had about old Hollywood made this story bloom in my mind.   In a small town an hour away from Hollywood lives a retired actress […]

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