New Management

It wasn't closing time yet, but everyone paid their tab and got the fuck out of dodge when he walked through those doors. A grin spread across his face, so sinister made the bar girls cash out and leave their tips behind, slamming the door shut behind them. Music from the early 2000s played loudly … Continue reading New Management

It was another day in "paradise". The water for the shower was always the right amount of hot, as was her cup of coffee. She stared out the kitchen window, holding onto her cup, watching a flock of mourning doves strut across the street in the orange of the early morning sunrise. It was another … Continue reading

Spring

Snow clung to the branches and leaves of trees as if Winter was clinging to stay in the realm past Her days. A mother bear and her cubs snuffled and snorted through the slush and mud, looking for Her cave. They found Her the moment the sun kissed the horizon, the warm rays pushing off … Continue reading Spring

New Job

"Do you ever just wanna do something so…" I looked up the moment her mouth started to curl into a playful smirk as she continued her sentence. "…reckless?" she asked, almost in a whisper so that none of the customers could hear us. "How do you mean?" We were on our 15 minute "smoke break", … Continue reading New Job

The Boy

The butler, old yet strong, carried the weight of his religion alone. In years' time, the writings, stories, scars, will die with him. But, for now, he "enjoys" the company of his child charge, a runt of an eight-year-old Boy child with the soul of someone much older in His tiny body. The butler watched … Continue reading The Boy

The Dash

The alarms went off a good thirty seconds before the thick wall between the staff bathrooms and the safe exploded into a fine dust. Six people rushed into the room, packing duffle bags with cash, gold bars and expensive paperwork. One of them signaled that time was running out, so each grabbed two fistfuls of … Continue reading The Dash