Death of the Innocents

lighthouse09Beep. Beep. Beep.

That’s the backup noise of the several dump trucks it would take to off-load all the information written about abortion in America. Each side has sworn to fight to the death. Continue reading

God Speaks Through Mr. Brownie

lighthouse08The table is very cold beneath you, the environment is sterile. Suzie is uncharacteristically quiet as a mouse up against the wall, watching you. She has finally run out of anything to say.  Continue reading

At the Mercy of the Crown

lighthouse07med01Somehow you managed to swing it. You told your bosses how important it was for you to attend this funeral service. They had given you the weekend off, but the brass warned you to be back in your office by Monday. Continue reading

Sticky Caramel Syrup

lighthouse05med01She’s beautiful. You can’t believe how the sunlight gleams golden off of her blonde hair while she is walking through the parking lot on the way to her car after work. It looks like dripping honey. You stop her with a question that is thinly veiled as work-related. Continue reading