LATE BREAKFAST

  Breakfast feels very different than dinner. Especially since last night was, well there’s no other way to say it, a bit over the top, or was that under the weather.  Marco’s parties are always the best. The girls he finds are ou-la-la. The barbecue so tender and the burgundy! The port moved with us…

AGE APPROPRIATE

When she woke with a strange dream stuck in her head Dina Louise frowned.  Daddy & Mommy had gone away for a few days and it wasn’t easy living at Grandma Jane’s house with a lot of grownups that should have left home years ago and hadn’t, except for her dad who was the youngest.…

A MARRY CHASE

Everyone agreed that from birth Bartholomew had been an exceptionally clever boy but now that he was nearly thirty-five they had begun to suggest that he had lost his edge. All his cousins were settled into little domestic circles of bliss but he hadn’t even found a girl who interested him or, for that matter,…

"Acrobat" by Pablo Picasso

THE CASTING COUCH

Hello darling. You look marvelous. So handsome. So manly. Sit! Sit! I must tell you all about my latest toy. Devastating! Really! Devine! Clever Ida, you must remember her, the pushy blonde from Vancouver with the little cleft in her, ah! She claimed the boy was spineless, lithe like I love them, so I took…

"A Man Perceived by a Flea" by Steven Campell

BIOREVERSITY

to:  Gaia 4736 from:  Biological Statistics & Intelligence re:  Galapagos reclamation project Attached is our report on the reproductive cycle of the resident homo sapien variant, homo plunderus. Unfortunately, we were unable to assemble a similar body of data on the other, more common, migratory variant, homo vulgaris.  During the last recording period an estimated…