“Mommy, wanna play Kings and Queens?” It’s my older son asking in his five-year-old speak if I want to play his version of chess. Which I don’t.
Danny wouldn’t drop that fantasy of his.
Life goes easier without love. The poets would damn this for a lie, but it is true. I should retreat into hiding. I’m good at it, and I’m safer when no one really knows me. But I want to be here. I want to be with her. Perhaps I can blame my indecision on Paris […]
“Ben, Ben, over here!” The media formed a semicircle around the makeshift podium outside the courtroom. “Ben, what’s your next move?” “Ben, what about you and Special Agent Simon?” “Ben, how does it feel to be a free man again?” asked Action News’ Dan Cuellar. The August humidity was stifling and he loosened his tie. […]
CNN pulled out all the stops with their virtual set technology graphics by recreating a life-sized illusion of their own homicide investigation bulletin board for the “Chees
Arturo jumped up, toppling his freshly poured espresso in the process, as something splattered against the plate-glass window behind him. He turned just in time to catch a trio of hooded figures darting up the glorified alley to his left, a street with no name, a street he privately thought of as Limbo Road. It […]
Change was coming to Allegheny West, if that was indeed its name.
At what point do you realize you’ve gone too far? I suppose it’s possible you get a tickling somewhere and that’s the sign.
A crisp, fall Monday morning and already Arshad Mirou had missed his psychology class, no thanks to SEPTA and the 61 line, the bus always l