Childish Things

A selection from Moon Garden which first appeared on Spillwords. Aunt Phyllis’s moon garden is one of my fondest and earliest childhood memories. During one of our annual week-long stays at her house in Kentucky, I waited until everyone was asleep and slipped out the open window of my cousin Michael’s old first floor bedroom with what I imagined at the time was the greatest … Continue reading Childish Things

The Scoop

A selection from Moon Garden It was approximately 6:35 PM when I rapped my knuckles against the warped and weatherbeaten door of Hendrick’s Antiques and Watch Repair on the corner of 39th Street and Farrington Avenue. The luminous reflection of the yellowish-orange sunset splashed across the sky behind me like spilt cans of paint prevented me from glancing into the main display window to see … Continue reading The Scoop

Some short stories

The Scoop is a Twilight Zone-esque story about a man from the late sixties who’s accidentally transported through time to 2019. He struggles to make sense of his new surroundings at first, but quickly adapts. I’ve always wondered how people of the past would react to modern society and advanced technology–an iPhone might seem like magic to someone in 1865, and it might seem like … Continue reading Some short stories