Tag Archives: Allegory

Independence Day

Sammy was a young mouse, clever in some ways, naive in others. He liked to read the books he found in human debris, and he loved to cook. Sammy cooked extraordinarily well. George the snake was getting old and tired. … Continue reading

Posted in Short Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 27 Comments

A Fable Of Color

In the gray concrete streets, bitter, gray people roamed. If someone dropped their groceries, no one paused to help. No one offered a smile to their neighbor. Maddie Kinkaid sat at a cafe within this dismal existence sipping bitter coffee. … Continue reading

Posted in Short Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , | 13 Comments