It is obvious the country is going to hell in a Texas handbasket. Human rights are being stolen like a kleptomaniac alone in the office supply closet. No one should hold back from an opportunity to spout off about the atrocity of moral vigilantes allowed to wreck havoc. But wait, is there daylight somewhere above … Continue reading No Time To Rest
Determined, Claire walked through the door and into her classroom for her 6th first day as a middle school math teacher. She wondered aloud from under her mask if her students were as excited and nervous as she was. What would spread more quickly within these four walls this year, the love of numbers or … Continue reading Exposure
"Nights in our desert were clear and cold," Aaron can hear elder Katherine's weathered voice whisper in his ear. They would stand on this humble knoll outside Thermal, CA, looking out over the valley towards the horizon for hours, drawing meager jackets in close to their chests to fend off the bitter wind swirling around … Continue reading Free At Last
Bruised cheek, car key turns; survival. She is eager to rewrite the pages. They are too grandiose, too preachy. She has come to appreciate short sentences.Lara Ehrlich The above 6 word story was written for The Saturday Six Word Story Prompt.
He watched silent dust particles float in the confining, stagnant air around him, someone must have forgotten to open the windows in the auditorium this morning. Adolescence oozed from the chairs behind him on the stage and Emanuel wondered briefly if he smelled like that, too. Of course he did, especially at this moment. He … Continue reading Breaking The Chains