You Are Home

You Are Home Gravel crunched under the tires. The sound of home on Cape Cod. Amy came to a stop at the back of the house and cut the engine. She looked out of the bug-spattered windshield at the neglected house looming before her. Weeds poked through the drive. She glimpsed more weeds from the… Continue reading You Are Home

Troy

Troy ‘I’ll get it, Mom,’ Dex called out as he loped down the stairs. ‘If it’s Grandpa send him out to the backyard to keep an eye on the barbecue,’ his mother called back from the kitchen. ‘I said I’d do the barbecue.’ ‘I don’t want you doing anything on your last day here.’ Dex… Continue reading Troy

Ahuvati – Short Story Format

He was alone in the churning surf. A ship stacked with multi-coloured containers drifted on the horizon further out in the Mediterranean. He caught a wave and cruised on it as far as it would take him before being dumped off the board into the water. This was his freedom, his place to submerge and… Continue reading Ahuvati – Short Story Format

8 Seconds

Eight seconds, that’s all it would take, then he’d be done for the day. Wade hung his head over the small stainless steel sink and tried to breathe. He’d be up soon, out there in the ring again for the first time since the accident. Nerves clenched his gut. He heaved but only water came… Continue reading 8 Seconds