Tinkerbell

Three were light green, one was red, and the last one was bright yellow. They were all different shapes and sizes. Around the red plastic cone they huddle together, gravity keeping them close. They glisten with moisture and I see the indentations that have collected the wetness as if it were a prize. The white …

Kingdom of One

He pushes all that he owns in front of him within a shopping cart, face proud like a king of old looking out over the land greasy hair and dirty clothes do not matter nor do the lice on his unshaven face he walks with his kingdom always before him, and his land is a …

Maybe tomorrow

I don’t have a spare cigarette today or an extra dollar or even a free minute. I need today to be mine and mine alone. Can’t I do that just this once? Forget my phone and the emails, ignore the people on the streets and the list of things that need to be done. Not …

Neo-Nazi

The Neo-Nazi, shaven head and camouflage shorts. His dirty wife beater contrasting his dirty black paratrooper boots. Boots that are laced up with clean, bright red and white laces, leaving no doubt that his people alone shall inherit the Earth. He smokes his cigarette and casts angry glances through eyes squinting in the sun. Veins …