Short Stories

Johnny Goodbye

(The dark stage) Light piano music can be heard in the background as the face of ARTIE CLINE is revealed. A large man with dark black hair and a few

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Little Bingo

15 May, 1979… They played only once every spring. The squad from Bailey Academy and the local boys from Derry High School played just seven innings every May to determine

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Electives 101

Quiet Conversation. That’s what they called it. Everyone knew it was really just a social hour, even the teachers. But that didn’t stop every eighth grader in my junior high

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El Rey

Three days before my 33rd birthday, and I hustled down 5th Avenue, toting my briefcase. It was like most weekday summer mornings in the city. I had waited on the

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