Fool by Steven P. Arther

“You fool!” The words didn’t just come to mind. They dropped into my consciousness like an atomic weapon: tangible, black, and…

I Want to Tell You a Story by William B. Sedlmayr

A while back, a long while back, I had finished up fifteen months in CB 8, an isolation unit at Florence. Two guards came…

The Matter with Gregory by Terrance Robinson

Prison 101: Never get attached.…

Toolbox by J. Link

This garage is my world. Even in the dark, my nine-year-old mind knows where everything lives.…

Three Musketeers by Garen Zakarian

I love the Three Musketeers. Not those of whom Dumas wrote, the other ones, wrapped in shiny foil. Last I tasted one was about…

To Love Thy Brother by Jasper Jones

Hawk squeezes the trigger. Bang! Flame bursts from the tip of the .38 special. A bullet pierces Quincy’s skull, scattering his thoughts on the…

White Shadow by Jesse Gonzales

Who ever thought I’d be a cop? I’m driving down Arizona Avenue, letting my fingers caress the wind. Crazy! I come from these same…

Counting Bricks by Jesse Gonzales

Eighty-seven, eighty-eight, eighty-nine……

Chance by Jake Wideman

I’m standing in the city bus, holding onto an overhead bar to keep my balance (too tall, really, for the straps), my stop just…

Strawberry Popsicle Suicide by William Cannon

Seven-ten a.m., July. I walk the sidewalk to the bus stop. The dead cat stinks. He’s been on the curb by our bus stop…
error: This content is copyright protected.