LOVE

It was a summer afternoon, on Sunday. Jane was not in a good mood. It seemed that she is half awake and half dead unlike what was expected of her…

The Matinee

Ann Hultberg “You kids be good and listen to your sister,” yelled Mom as we piled out of the Camp Mobile on a wintery Saturday afternoon. Christmas was but two…

Waiting

Miki Lentin Fatima stood perfectly still by the front door, breathing, but not noticeably, as if the stuffing had been sucked out of her. She squeezed her arms into her…

Parallel Parking

Niles Reddick Rose didn’t like parallel parking. Rear view and side mirrors on her Ford Focus weren’t a realistic perspective. She wondered how objects could be closer than they appear,…

The Long Summer

George Keyes The town across the Joaquin Valley of California is under the fog of the night before and the tiny crystal drops are all over the leaves. It is…