Posts made in August, 2016

The Bug (Full Version)

Posted by on Aug 16, 2016 in Short Stories | 2 comments

(Originally published May 6, 2015) Martin was freaking out. On a good day, he was an intense person, but he had achieved a new high, and he suddenly looked every bit of his forty-five years. He stood and strode purposefully to the Tibetan prayer wheel on the far side of the yard, where he first cut off a piece of bamboo, then started collecting wildflowers. I slowly walked toward him. He was tense, but I wasn’t concerned. We’d been having sex regularly for three weeks now, and I had him pegged. I knew what he would do; he would give me the crappy piece of bamboo along with a threat to keep...

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