Monthly Archives: March 2013

Powerless

My jaw aches.  I close my eyes against the bright lights.  I feel the vibration through my numbed tooth. “Almost done,” she lies. The drill’s whine assaults my ears. The whine stops. Blessed silence.  Not so bright now.  Dental office … Continue reading

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No No. 2 Pencils

The Secretary My boss refuses to use No. 2 pencils.  Says he was traumatized by too many standardized tests.  Today’s his first $50,000,000 trial.  That’s why I’m scouring the neighborhood looking for No. 1’s.  Who sells No. 1 pencils?  Not … Continue reading

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Waking Far from Home

Jiang Ku blinked at the bright light as he woke.  Why his was berth so bright?  His rack…was on the ground?  His heart sank as he remembered.  He was not on the research station.  He’d never see it again. He … Continue reading

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Snow Day

Savanna was too excited to sleep. The weatherman predicted 6 inches of snow tomorrow.  There was no way she’d have school! It seemed she’d just closed her eyes when she woke to bright sunshine.  She rushed to the window.  The … Continue reading

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