Rowboat

Rowboat

Four people are in the middle of the ocean on a row boat which is leaking, steadily taking on water. The Fat Man, alone on one side, is whacking away at the hole, making it bigger, so the cool refreshing water will rise and cool his body which had been baking...
Just Another Day

Just Another Day

Why should it matter? What’s so special about the anniversary of my birth? I just know he’s planning a surprise party for me. I’m not stupid. I see all the signs. Mark always does this. He acts nonchalant. He gives me a list of errands he’s got...
The Miners

The Miners

The three billionaires and soon to be the first trillionaires laughed and applauded as their space robot touched down on the asteroid and clamped itself on. EARN-E would fire its engines and reposition the greatest supply of rare mineral deposits anyone had ever owned...
Never Discovered

Never Discovered

Do I have talent? I don’t know. But I do know that I can’t sell myself and that I’ll never be discovered in my lifetime and probably not after I’m dead either. But who the hell cares? I don’t even know what talent means. I suppose it...
Losing It

Losing It

I couldn’t find my effing pills and now I’m in the ICU. I always keep them right next to my bed. On the nightstand. Yeah, it’s a little messy, but I never had trouble locating them before. So last night, I went to sleep and then woke up in the middle of the...