Stop Me If You’ve Heard This One

Mary was on the bus again today. Same as every day on the morning run to work back seat in a skirt. A startling dark sullen beauty staring out the window like I wasn’t there and never would be. Looking as though she were plucked right out of the last day I saw her fifteen […]

“Don’t Worry, Albert.”

Took care of my wife for ten years as cancer slowly took her away from me. “Don’t worry, Albert. It always rains on a sunny day, doesn’t it?” She’d always say. Two years alone after she passed I moved far away to start again. It was either that or put a gun to my head. […]

Jenny Says Hi

Johnny got drunk behind the wheel again and smashed his car into a tree. Jenny wasn’t wearing a seatbelt and died on the way to the hospital. That was twenty years ago and the only reason Johnny had recalled it right there and then as he left the party that night was that across the […]