Category: Fiction

THE TRUTH OF THE TONALPOHUALLI

THE TRUTH OF THE TONALPOHUALLI

THE TRUTH OF THE TONALPOHUALLI Three hours on the plane, four hours in broken down car up the mountain away from civilization, two hours on horseback and finally I am at Necalitlan, in Yucatan, Mexico. My third cousin removed guided me through the vast, thick, vivid green forest. In a town that is still considered…

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My Cowboy

My Cowboy

My Cowboy A cowboy walks before me. Is that Jake? He looks like Jake. What kind of car is he driving? The same walk. Why do cowboys wear skin-tight jeans? His cowboy shirt loose not tight and stretched on his toned frame. He used to favor dark colors, now wearing a light blue shirt. His…

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My Father Cringes When He Sees Kyle Hold My Hand

My Father Cringes When He Sees Kyle Hold My Hand

My Father Cringes When He Sees Kyle Hold My Hand Barefoot I stand over the edge of the pool. Water swells beneath waiting for my soul. I look ahead. My father cringes when he sees Kyle hold my hand. What is my father doing here? He places his hands in a circle around his mouth…

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30 Days of Passion

30 Days of Passion

Thirty Days of Passion I light my fifth cigarette of the morning and smoke into the cool February air.  Taking a sip of my coffee I greet the apartment worker below my balcony as he picks up cigarette butts. “Sorry about that. I told him not to.” I wink at the cute Mexican guy. “You’re…

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Radiology

Radiology

Radiology Franklin sits on the table in the examination room. “I’m Dr. Rontgen.” Dr. Rontgen stood up and fixed his stethoscope on Franklin to hear his heartbeat. “What seems to be the problem?” “I think I’m having a heart attack.” “What makes you say that?” “My chest hurts, my arm goes numb, I can’t breathe…

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