Tag: prose

Back-up Your Conscience by Eileen Heintz

Back-up Your Conscience by Eileen Heintz

A black limousine crawled up to the emptying research building. The chauffer unfolded himself from the front seat, adjusted his cap forward on his head, and took his place at the car’s back door to await his passengers. A well-dressed young couple with a map […]

“A Love” by Alyssa Shields with Author Commentary

“A Love” by Alyssa Shields with Author Commentary

A Love by Alyssa Shields -after Brian Doyle’s “A Sin” Fell in love yesterday, in chapel, at ten. I sang with a boy, whose voice grabbed me by the ears, he surprised me so greatly that I stopped and thought, and when he stopped to […]

Lloyd the Deplorable by Kristina Carpenter (with author commentary)

Lloyd the Deplorable by Kristina Carpenter (with author commentary)

Lloyd the Deplorable Scene 1 Henrik, a young man in his twenties, walks into the lobby of his apartment building to find AGATHA, who is roughly the same age and is sporting a wedding ring, waiting. AGATHA. Good morning, have you seen your grandmother today? […]

Multitasking by Sarah Oas

The soft whisper of shoes on concrete. A whistle of wind, the sounds of my breathing, faster than it should have been. It was dark, but my eyes were adjusted, and I could see like a cat. I could see lights ahead, and hear the […]

Out of the Frying Pan by David Roemhildt

“Right this way, Mister Braune.  Lord Lucifer will see you now.”  I looked up from the outdated copy of People magazine I had been perusing to meet the smouldering sockets of the scaley receptionist sitting behind the large, lacquered desk.  His weird tongue kept flitting […]