CERTAIN UNALIENABLE RIGHTS

Rodney asked him to watch his pretzel cart while he took a break. It was another humid night. Larry sat on the wall and rested his weary feet. He looked up at the statue with the Rockefeller building behind it. A huge white face with white hands covering the eyes. Ain't that the truth, Larry … Continue reading CERTAIN UNALIENABLE RIGHTS

THE ENEMY WITHIN

The castle was his fortress, protecting him from the dangers that surrounded him. Water around three sides made attack impossible, and the narrow drawbridge that joined it to the mainland was impregnable. No one had been able to storm these solid defences for years. But inside the castle there existed a powerful enemy, one that … Continue reading THE ENEMY WITHIN

DALE SOLVES THE ENERGY CRISIS

The initial idea had been so simple. Now it was a reality. Dale stood before her innovation. Three giant prongs extending into the sky. The metal forks would extract moisture from the atmosphere and turn it into electricity. She proudly hit the switch to turn it on. *** It took Montreal months to recover from … Continue reading DALE SOLVES THE ENERGY CRISIS

LIFESPAN

The span of their lives ran together. Born within minutes of each other in the same city, they attended different schools separated by only one block, divided more by religious difference than geography. They found each other through mutual friends in their teenage years, growing closer with every trip to the park, visit to the … Continue reading LIFESPAN