Gerascophobia

(in medias res) “Because at some point, Peter Pan has to grow up.” “Why’s that? He’s Peter Pan.” “Because not everyone else is. That’s the point!” “What’s the point?” “Doesn’t it seem kind of depressing? To see all these friends and family members grow old and die for eternity? It’s like…I don’t know…some kind ofContinue reading “Gerascophobia”

Siamese

Paul had a siamese twin: Sol. Paul didn’t really know his twin existed. Paul and Sol were separated after birth. Paul and Sol each had one testicle, though neither knew this about the other. Their parents – Jay and Lisa – kept it very quiet through late night or lazy, anxiety-ridden Sunday afternoons when guiltContinue reading “Siamese”

“Telephone”

(New work – 5/22/2017. Yet another attempt at a short story. This is coming in off the cuff, so please “excuse the mess” of a work in progress.) “You didn’t, did you?” Sheila stopped in mid-walk towards the sink. “You did.” She turned around a faced him with a look of slight dismay sprinkled withContinue reading ““Telephone””