Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Other End Is Worse

Whenever Estrella Bonaventura walked past the ornamental bulls, she patted them on the rump. “Still here, boys?” she’d cackle. She’d made serious money on her “art.” Chivo the former bull said, “I hate that witch, that bruja. I’m humiliated!” Nix … Continue reading

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Ace In The Hole

Two NFL owners sat in the press box. Brighton’s team was a perennial power. Miller said, “Our quarterback leads the league.” Brighton smiled contentedly. “We’ve got the Defensive MVP!” Brighton blew smoke rings. “What about you?” Brighton smiled. “We’ve got … Continue reading

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Forget The Leaders

The alien machine towered over all six lanes of 3rd Avenue. It moved victoriously, as if the city had already succumbed. Traffic came to a standstill. Pedestrians ran screaming for cover. An alien emerged from the top. Sixteen eye stalks … Continue reading

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The Sensitive Londoner

George had difficulty transitioning to London. Chief among his troubles were the red double-decker buses. They had no driver on the top. The last time he rode on the top level, he curled into a ball, possessed by a fit … Continue reading

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Into Photography

Yasmine had tried many photo clubs before, but most were disappointing. They lacked her ambition. Yasmine was seriously into photography. This new club owned a building all to themselves. She pushed through the wooden doors of the blue entryway and … Continue reading

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Mistaken Identity

Morton, the compulsive hoarder, found the toilet in the junkyard. With a sharp eye, he surmised it was perfectly serviceable with just a few minor fixes. First thing, of course, he needed to get rid of those flowers growing inside … Continue reading

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The Intelligence Brief

Presidential front runner Hawkins cheered, “I’m in! All my opponents quit the race.” Then CIA Director Williams handed him the Intelligence Brief for Presidents. “Here’s what’s really happening in the world.” While Hawkins read, he paled. “Is it too late … Continue reading

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