Seventeen Hours

Seventeen hours. Well, seventeen hours, fifteen minutes and thirty-three seconds, to be precise. No one else would note the time the police knocked at my door or the time I unknowingly said my final farewells. Not one person on the street would even know the police had been there. They arrived like thieves in theContinue reading “Seventeen Hours”

A Wonderful Gift of Love

She sank her toes deep into the cool sand and slowly rubbed her feet back and forth. Nature’s foot spa, she thought to herself. The amber rays of the morning sun were starting to wash away the dark hues of night. It would be another beautiful summer’s day. Already the first awakenings were occurring. BirdsContinue reading “A Wonderful Gift of Love”

Washed Clean

The lights blinked on, one at a time, casting shadows on the already dark and eerie alley. I walked, shoulders hunched, hands stuffed into pockets of faded jeans, worn well past their prime. A dampness lingered in these streets that never seemed to disappear, always clinging with acrid fumes of sorrow, depression and death. IContinue reading “Washed Clean”