Tasty Bits

Tasty Bits: A Delectable Selection of Short Observations by Various Indie Authors

Cones

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Larry first noticed the traffic cones driving to work as a reference librarian. A side street he used was blocked off. No workers in sight. Typical.

The Fear of Ghosts

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I remember my first time like it was yesterday. Not the name or the face, just the feeling as I was going through the motions.
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The X Factor

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Wherever I place this in the wallet, it digs right into my buttock. If I swivel around, people think I have a digestive problem, possibly loose bowels.
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August

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August descends, a trembling thunderstorm, a vague sense of passage, clinging to shorter days, sharper frenzy, a summing up of another vanishing season, reaching, grasping each smell, taste, sudden contact.

Shopping Cart

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The more Paul examined the child the more he liked what he saw. This kid even had better posture than Andy.
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Viking Retirement Home

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My brother-in-law Rich had this great idea to open a retirement home for aged Vikings right here by the waterfront.

My Favorite Hangout

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The vampires and werewolves, as you might expect, come in after dusk. Lots of inappropriate drooling there.
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The House Painters

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The house painters surrounded the Catlin's home while they were on vacation.
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Power Failure

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I was headed to the Swedish Mid-Summer Festival in Wagner Park on the lower West Side when the Path train lost power.

New Shirt

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I am neither an anarchist nor a nihilist. I am simply a man who forgets to don a bib before attacking his latest project.
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Simmering

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I've lost control of my garbanzo beans.