The Ugly Place – Flash Fiction

The lacey shadow of the leaves, stretching across the floor as the sun moved west, stirred ever so slightly as the breeze danced through the trees, a swaying sigh of nature as it had always been. Nature was about the only thing she could count on these days. Nothing else seemed to make sense any … Continue reading The Ugly Place – Flash Fiction



I could smell the booze and vomit before I even opened the door. Hand on the doorknob, I paused, knowing that a fight was probably about to break out and there wasn’t anything I could do to stop it. I took three deep breaths, trying to ignore the smell, before closing my eyes and pushing … Continue reading Adam

A Different Kind of Matchmaker

I watched from my spot in the foyer as Charlotte let herself out silently, avoiding my eye as she turned to give me a quiet “goodbye” before shutting the door. From the door’s four-paned window, I saw her practically sprint to her car, throw herself into the driver’s seat, and pull her phone out of … Continue reading A Different Kind of Matchmaker