Swish

As is often the case in the great game of basketball, one look at the box score told the story of the night for Aaron Bud and the Los Angeles Lakers. And while some stories are jovial in nature, light in tone and intended for young audiences, others are not. Some are...
FWD:

FWD:

Delete. Delete. Delete. Del–uhh, mark as unread. Probably should open that one later, thought Lawrence. At age 27 in calendar year 2019, the only people that still communicated via email with any sense of meaningful importance in Lawrence’s life were his...
Dark

Dark

 Newspapers fell to the floor as he tapped away at the keyboard, his fingers gliding across the keys while his eyes remained locked on the screen to what many mothers would agree was an unhealthy degree. They darted back and forth at times as windows were opened and...
The Other One

The Other One

The word was stuck in my throat, unmoving, unwilling to budge even an inch, trepidation apparent in my voice despite the fact that I hadn’t even mustered up the courage to speak. It wasn’t the word itself that had found its way lodged in my throat, it was the message...

Welcome

With mosquitoes and low-hanging branches taking turns attacking his face as he trudged through the woods, for a fleeting moment, Chad considered turning back. The burlap sack slung over his back seemed to grow heavier and heavier with every step deeper into the woods....
James

James

“Honey, please don’t forget to take your medication,” said Haley Dutessa, poking her head through doorway leading from the kitchen to the living room, where her husband James sat, typing away on his laptop. Having heard what sounded like his wife coming up their...