Monthly Archives: October 2008

No Thumbnail

The Jigsaw Floor – chapter 7

It was probably shame that kept Harper from ever speaking to Anders again. Anders’ voice never returned properly, not that he missed it all that much. The Young Man they met that day was one of many Young Men, all immaculately turned out in olden-day-suits.

No Thumbnail

Underneath The Leaves

She looked up. And smiled. She liked sitting under the tree. It was constant, always varying, but somehow never changing. She could feel the rough bark against her back through the cotton shirt and it was comforting, a familiar coarse pressure. Her year was ending

No Thumbnail

Through Early Morning Light

The man sat down and took off his hat to reveal a head of thinning white hair. He looked up through the branches at the clear sky, then put on a pair of reading glasses, and started working on the crossword in the morning paper.