The gamble

With each step down the basement stairs, more of my father’s body comes into view. First his Reebok sneakers, followed…

The Train

I hear it before I see it.  I look right.  It approaches around the slight curve, the navy engines bright…

The Sorcerer

My elementary school’s fundraisers held none of the glamour of today’s efforts.  No spaghetti discos, no silent auctions.  We sold…

Jagged Pill

Between sets, two people in the row in front of me go to the concession stand.  Both wear tour shirts. …