Experience with POS systems preferred – Sam Campbell

  COLLAPSED, Complaint — Pulling out veins like handfuls of spaghetti at the customer service counter. Representative speaks in flashing lights and unrhythmic beeps. Cannot compute, “How are you?” Cannot compute, “Have a nice day.” Cannot compute “I freebased this alarm clock, but I got addicted to it and started stealing babies for ransom money.” […]

The Bee Thief – MFC Feeley

……………………………………………….(First published in the WicWas Press anthology “Safe to Chew” ( 2015)) Harry was back!  Fruitus charged up our hill, tail wagging, grass and cosmos flattening in his wake.  Dew soaked the hems of my overalls and cut my ankles as I scampered after him. But the guy standing over our neglected bee box wasn’t Harry.  He […]

Homeland – Robert Borski

  I stayed no longer in the city than was necessary that morning, departing shortly for the truer green of the collectives by the usual conveyance. Fortunately, something about the bestial chug of the coal-driven engine, with its dark blue smoke rising into the pewter sky, and the tawny glissando of sun-bleached grass whipping by […]