Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Protecting Her


“I need to find out who did it, Daddy.  Help me. Please?" 

Her vulnerability touches him. She is inexperienced in so many things.  It is partly his doing for protecting Constance has been his raison d’ĂȘtre, the foundation of his life. David massages the small flat stone that he carries in his pocket and wonders...

Wednesday, February 5, 2014


Constance is race-walking at seven-thirty on Tuesday morning. Rolling waves of mist darken to purple.  Suddenly, the sinister mass tears across the sky. Roaring thunder quickens Constance’s pace.  Wind rages out of nowhere heaving Constance into a run.  It was absolutely still a minute ago…