Short Stories

Words of Tapestry

Words of Tapestry Image by FotoRieth from Pixabay  A bundle of energy bounds on my lap. Sticky fingers press my arm. “Get down!” My sharp words cut through the soft music. Sickly-sweet peppermint assaults my nostrils. I pick a candy chunk from my yarn. Pressing my lips, I pull out several stitches from the scarf I’m crocheting, which

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Desert Highway

Desert Highway My headlights disappear into the black abyss of this unbending stretch of highway. Nothing to see in the dark, and even come daylight, there’d be nothing but a rolling desert landscape. For the umpteenth time, I try to coax my radio to tune to something besides static. At this point, I don’t care

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