No sooner than the man had downed his shot, the front door blasted open and the patrons sprang back in their seats as six, black-masked marauders rushed in. Their capes fluttering back behind them made them look like crows landing in a corn field.
This is an alternate ending to “Mucha Bravado”
Bunny rushed his full tub back to the kitchen, grabbed an empty on his way back to the dining room and began working table nine. He couldn’t keep his eyes off the doe-eyed woman, kept stealing pieces of her in glances.
Image Credit: club Bow, NYC (now closed) from Daily Details Locals call him Red-Eye, always off a midnight flight – he walks crisp in his business suit and blown-back hair […]
Photo: From author Sarah Beth Durst’s “Sarah’s Journal”, a freaky fresco on the 1879 Hall at Forbes College – Princeton University, Princeton, NJ Story Title: From Blue 9’s Penal Colony […]
Harold Bloom Photo from One Poet’s Notes Lots of Top Ten-, Five-, and even One-ing going on in the crime-writing circle which I mostly hang on the outskirts of. For […]
NOTE: I’m haunted by hollow tones, breathy flute notes. Jammin’ guitar is more my style. But being haunted by quenas is different, because of the evening redness in the west. […]
Drawing © Ivan Kuleko, writer . Note: The best thing about this silly oneword is finding Ivan Kuleko’s drawings while I was looking for an image to bring meaning to the silliness. […]
…a oneword for fun. Prompt was “spike.” Photo “Dawn #3” © cfarivar Chester bounced out the jetway and trotted off to make his connecting flight. About midway to his […]
Photo “you, there” © kate elizabeth Things is strange. Scrawled-on Windjammer bar napkins lie in wait. Psycho Liza, a chunky Elvira, is on one of them. She shows up at […]
I’ve come close to a culture overdose during my time in Ithaca. Reminds me of my Dallas days when anything I wanted was just a short way away. I’d about forgotten […]
Light Drawing, “Poseidon” 1979 © Eric Staller The Westhaven Writers’ Club’s second Writer’s Voice workshop session had just ended and Nathanial Crum was hounding the Big Guns as usual, disrupting the […]
“Here he comes again. Last week he brought me plastic flowers.” More captions from readers: “So then I told him that I felt like people were always watching me […]
ESC’s still going on but I’m so tired of trying so hard that I blew off Ms. Flan and upped the goof level from last week’s SS offering to this […]