Short Stories

24 posts

Trapped

Trapped – Published in Montgomery Magazine – January 2018 This line isn’t moving, I sing through my ventriloquist lips.   How do I always manage to select the slowest line? It’s PINK written across the tight butt of the woman in front of me, that’s made me miss the sign. Now locked in, […]

The Return

The Return – Published in Montgomery Magazine – January 2019 As Rob tossed his duffle in the back of the van, the sound of clinking bottles sent Jen’s antenna shooting into the air. A slight tremor shook her head, and her eyes rose over the top of her sunglasses. “What?” […]

Teen Angel

Teen Angel – Published by Pure Slush in Growing Up – June 21, 2021 Watching the first episode of American Idol Season #1 sparked memories of my secret childhood imaginary fame. I stared wide eyed at the television screen holding back laughter and a twinge of regret. I had missed my […]

America, Beware

America, Beware – Unpublished “Good morning, John.” President Trump reached across his desk and greeted his chief of staff with a prolonged double handshake. I woke this morning with a great idea, one that’s never been done before, not by any other president in the history of this country. With […]