Lightbulbs shuddered, and instruments trembled at the screech of a thousand fruit bats on sunrise. It was sirens battling with dolphins in a sonar war Continue reading “Caterwauling”
‘Then he got shot.’
‘Ah huh.’ He nodded and sipped his tea. The cup’s base chinked as it rested on the saucer and was placed upon the kitchen table.
‘It was brutal. All that shouting and screaming. No one deserves to live like that, you know. Can only put up with it for so long, it had to be done. Continue reading “Tea & Toast”
Sally stepped into her apartment, leaned her bike against the wall and dumped her backpack onto the floor. ‘Mum, Dad, Sis and your latest boyfriend, and Mr. Jamieson my school principal, and who are you?’
‘The lady at the local milk bar.’
‘Thought you looked familiar. Why are you all sitting in my living room?’
‘Good question.’ The little old lady looked to those seated in fold-up chairs. Continue reading “Adulting”