The Teething

“What’s wrong?” “Fuck you. That’s what’s wrong!” No, she didn’t say that. She thought it, though. Saying it that would have been tantamount to killing that goddamned mockingbird that Atticus Finch said was such a sin to shoot. Although her husband was hardly Boo Radley, there was something very vulnerable to the viper’s sting about…

Ku Klux Khan



“And all who heard should see them there, And all should cry: “Beware! Beware!” There was a rustling sound. The hunter, who stood motionless as an unwound clock for longer than time had a name, slowly raised the gunsite to eye level. Just beyond the dense brush, in the clearing, stood his target. He zeroed…

Do Not Feed The Zoo Animals

She crossed the street. It was a sparkling, sunlit afternoon. The air was brisk with a bright tang to it, lively as a bugler’s cry at revelie. Suddenly, the day darkened…. Looming immediately in her future was a dreadful apparition: the spectre of a man; young, oxy-scrubbed and attractive, but for the menace of his…