beauty

Short Stuff by Frederick K. Foote, Jr.

Short Stuff by Frederick K. Foote, Jr. Nobody in San Juan, California, would have ever predicted how Tuesday Gipson would turn out. She proved the adage, don’t judge a book by its cover.  Tuesday...

The Soul Lift Blues by Harrison Kim

The Soul Lift Blues by Harrison Kim Janine went in for botox injections, two in the middle of her forehead to wipe out the deepening vertical line between her wide brown eyes.  “This won’t...

Horst’s Hummingbirds by Charles Joseph Albert

Horst’s Hummingbirds by Charles Joseph Albert Horst didn’t become aware of his strange gift he got to college. Not, he told himself years later, that the college had anything to do with it. More...

Patricia Saves the Beauty Queen by Samantha Bryant

Patricia Saves the Beauty Queen by Samantha Bryant Patricia stared at the phone in her hand incredulously, then put it back to her ear. The muted TV mounted above the stonework gas fireplace in...