GREENWOOD AVENUE

A final swipe of the cloth across the shining black leather and Dick Rowland leaned back. Another satisfied customer. 'Can see your face in them, like a mirror.' 'Thank you, Dick,' said Walt, flipping him a shiny cent. Old Bill slipped into the vacated seat. 'Just need to visit the restroom.' Dick said. 'I'm in … Continue reading GREENWOOD AVENUE

THE TURRETS OF HOME

Trudging through the cold night, the last remnants of the winter snow on the ground, she finally saw the lights glowing from the windows ahead. Above her the familiar turrets of the castle loomed. Four years since she had been taken by the crusaders. How she had changed since then, no longer the innocent thirteen … Continue reading THE TURRETS OF HOME

WAR CRIME

Snowflakes glistened, falling through the electric light. A blanket of innocence covering sin. The same as that night in Kabul. The funeral had been mercifully brief. Another of the unit was gone, only I remained. Still no one suspected me. The Military Court said we were innocent. I knew differently. I still see her pleading … Continue reading WAR CRIME