Tag Archives: straylight fiction

Living The Dream

The phone’s klaxon pulled focus from the morning cacophony of children’s voices in the morning preparations. “Would you get it, honey?” Betsy called as I jumped into the bathroom ahead…

The Dress

When I was younger my grandfather took my hand as we walked down the small shopping center across the street from the grocery store my grandmother dragged us to, so…

Compact

Four dollars fifty and cents got Benny a two-inch glass swan. Other swans sold separately. The storekeeper wrapped the bird in protective tissue and placed it in a box with…