Watch Me ~ Pete Fromm

    Watson took a sip from his water, glancing only once toward the commotion.  Not the kind of place you’d expect to see a baby, but true to the murmurings, th...

Touch Us ~ Lee Upton

Iris and Jacob slept with their backs to one another, as if even during dreams they were headed in opposite directions. As they were. She had nearly died. It se...

Impalas ~ Mark Rigney

It took several days before anyone answered Lanie’s Craigslist ad, and even by the end of the week, she had received only two responses.  Summoning the courage ...

Curb Appeal ~ Tom Noyes

  After the second house of the morning—a three-story colonial with six bedrooms, two fireplaces and a Jacuzzi tub on the back deck—Clay’s inclined to set Kleck...

Kyrie ~ Michael Reid Busk

“Boomerang, nomerate the zeddiest zed in the lexigraph,” I said.  While I leafed through the last volume of The Condensed OED on the sofa, my sister Jane sat cr...