Daddy never answered when I called, so mommy bought me a doll that resembled him and a box of pins I stuck in it to keep track of the times he didn’t answer. I still love my daddy, even though police found him in his rented room lying in a pool of blood from the small holes riddling his body.
The judge read out the sentence. It was four words long.
The candidate, caught out in the scandal,read from his prepared speech. “I have nothing to say but that I have nothing to say and I can see no point in telling you that there is no point in telling you this.”
Stale smoke clung greedily to stained cream walls, ineffectual fans spun lazily at disjointed angles, failing to disturb the miasma. Welcome to Dodge
I wished, the crying in the middle of the night would stop and it did. The laughter stopped too, but the scent of baby powder still clings to my arms.
Ah, masturbation. You can’t beat it.
Ominous radioactive clouds reflect in the ocean under the full moon. “Kiss me, this is it,” I say, and love grows like our cancerous cells.
This is a two-sentence story. It has two sentences.
I know I am two persons, but the mirror shows only one. Am I crazy or am I dreaming?
Stalker donned sheepskin. Susie cried, “Wolf.”
—John H. Dromey
It was both a gift and a curse that I was with her when she took her last breath.
I truly wanted to be there to comfort her in her last moments, but those empty dead eyes will haunt me for the rest of my life.
He made a new kind of game with his wit and intellect. Then he made loopholes when nobody could follow the rules.
As he lit the flame, he hoped his smell would linger over her house like an obstinate cloud and infuse itself into every inch of her surroundings.
It was, after all, the only thing she had ever liked about him.
I wasn’t lying when I told him I didn’t dance with another man. But he didn’t ask me if I kissed one.
“Lust at first sight may be real, but love at first sight is a myth,” I said with self-assurance, to which my grandfather chuckled.
“I was smitten with your Grandma the moment I saw her,” he said with a grin, “and we been married over forty years… I’m fairly sure it ain’t been lust that’s kept us together.”
You can’t hate someone who makes you laugh.
You can hate someone who makes themselves laugh.
I started working and nobody cared. Then I got done — and nobody cared.
It’s been fun babe, but sorry. Your best friend deserves his wife’s fidelity.
Tomorrow is not guaranteed for any of us.
It’s not an emergency for me, it’s what I am trained to do.
Who doesn’t want to have pun once in a while? Pun intended.