The Lad on the Knoll (Part I) by Chris Pollard

“Help me!” the lad implored, a desperate look in his eyes. I was quite surprised, as he had no apparent injuries and looked to be in good health. When I awoke that morning, it had been a gorgeous summer’s day, so after a quick breakfast of fruit salad and coffee, I packed some food and … Continue reading The Lad on the Knoll (Part I) by Chris Pollard

Wicked Woman’s Booty by Jodi MacArthur

Episode 3: “Sizzle Me A Pirate Stump” “Land ho, Cap’n! Me sees the Invisible Islands!” From the crow’s nest, Big Bob pointed west. The crew looked. There was nothing. Strudel knelt at the captain’s boots and rubbed grease on the rough leather. “How does he be doin’ that?” Viper sat on The High Log, throne … Continue reading Wicked Woman’s Booty by Jodi MacArthur

Last Days to Nowhere by Jason Duke

The road winds and passes through the mountains of the High Mohave Desert. I see white wooden crosses along the side, etched or painted with names of car accident fatalities. Multi-hued flower wreaths and ribbons adorn the crosses, colorful and bright, signed by loved ones and strangers alike. Hundreds of people died along this road. … Continue reading Last Days to Nowhere by Jason Duke