Late

Where was he?  She pressed against the window, trying to see through the heavy downpour.  It would be dark soon.  He said that he would have been there forty minutes ago.  It wasn’t like him to be late like this.  She tried calling his cell again but there wasn’t any answer.  She tried his home,… Read More Late

Everything Has Beauty

“What do you see in her, man?” Brad asked his friend, Sebastian “Granted, she had a great body but her face… Sebastian glanced at him.  “What’s wrong with her face?” Brad stared at him.  “Are you kidding me?  I’m sorry, man, but she’s ugly.” Color suffused Sebastian’s cheeks and his eyes darkened in anger.  “That’s… Read More Everything Has Beauty

Escape

  I ran through the forest.  The night was at my heels like a pack of dogs at ma skirts.  It goin’ be dark soon. I’m supposin’ to meet Joe, a free negro who’s goin’ to help me escape to the North. Afraid of gettin’ lost, I run faster and stumble.  I fall and cry… Read More Escape

Robbed

In a haze of smoke, she appeared unexpectedly, like a thief in the night, beautiful, exotic and mysterious. She came towards me as in a dream. I stood there, helpless, unable to resist. I wanted to run away but I couldn’t move.   Closer she came, her thick dark hair flowing about her exquisite face.… Read More Robbed