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Stories, poems, or essays to while away the hours instead of tossing a nickel into a well in a fit of idle desire, 1,000 yard staring at cable news, or furiously paddling a shattered oar down the lazy river Social Media.



The streets are paved in the shadow of a hustle you can’t see, only feel. There’s a hole in the wallet where money falls out

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The shades pulled low in the Rundown. Janitor scrubbing the towers top to bottom. Disinfecting seats of power and of defecation. Wiping receivers of oily

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Noir Blanks

Street lamp. Buzz. Flicker. Highlighting rain.Clicking heels on steps. Stares. Stubstoes, cigarettes. Smudges lipstick. Lighter flicks.The nudge. Twisted neck in the crick.The river’s fresh till.Raging

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Don’t Adjust Your Set

—Do you feel pain?  Suddenly walls stood in four sided rooms that opened into each other with wide, door-less frames.  The only light burst from

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Strange Race

The last intact panel of glass had blistered and so stood upright magnifying the scene outside of the phone booth in which Russell Scales was

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