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Narcissus

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February 1st, 2011 § 0

He stood at the water’s edge, still like a narcissus, but though his eyes were on his reflection his mind had wandered far from there. It once had caught itself along the hem of her skirt, and followed the … Read the rest

There Was a Parallel Universe

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November 9th, 2010 § 1

There was a parallel universe where bands were exactly what their names suggested. The Monkees were really monkeys. The Beatles were really beetles. The Doors were a bit dull live. The least popular live band were Megadeth. Anthrax could … Read the rest

I Knew a Man (Clever Story)

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September 12th, 2010 § 0

I knew a man who thought he’d come up with a great idea for a story: a murder mystery where the narrator is eventually revealed as the murderer. He found, though, that this had been done countless times before. … Read the rest

I Was a Rebellious Teenager

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September 11th, 2010 § 1

I was a rebellious teenager: I rebelled against the expectation of teenagers to be rebellious. I subverted the system by agreeing with my parents and going to bed early. I could tell how this shook my teenage peers by … Read the rest

Jenny “Watch the Eyes” Lee

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August 7th, 2010 § 0

In those autumn twilights we’d stand outside the stuffy kitchen, a cig in her hand, the other wrapped around her metal mug. She was a modern day Clara Bow with glowing moss eyes and limousine lashes. She made korma … Read the rest

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