Monthly Archives: July 2011

The Glass Dagger

It was easy to get Tony to go to the flea market. A poor kid, he’d picked through dumpsters as a child and teenager. People had tossed amazing stuff, from a fresh grilled Porterhouse with only a bite taken (damn … Continue reading

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The Black Sheep Unicorn

The mare stood trembling, looking at her delivery. Once the birth membranes were removed, there could be no doubt. She not only had twins, not unusual since her mate was a twin, but one of them was black. “I must … Continue reading

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Derrick

He was snide. In unguarded moments, he could even be seen curling his upper lip at friends. Derrick considered himself superior to everyone, especially the black president. And that was whom they were going to blame. The time was almost … Continue reading

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Arab Country

This is based on a real story from my neighbor, but lots of changes were made. She was living in an Arab country with her husband and had to be careful. A visit to Petra a month before had necessitated … Continue reading

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