Fiction Friday: Permitted Voyage – Part 2

Fiction Friday: Permitted Voyage – Part 2

Read Part 1 here. Permit me voyage, Love, into your hands.  –  James Agee Once at home, Missouri felt awkward about the few minutes she had spent talking to the woman. She felt the need to hide them from Phyllis, to produce some sort of alibi for herself, as if...
Fiction Friday: Permitted Voyage – Part 1

Fiction Friday: Permitted Voyage – Part 1

Permit me voyage, Love, into your hands.  –  James Agee Missouri, a tall, lanky black-skinned teenager, with an early grace to her movements, paused at the edge of the forest and closed her enormous brown eyes and took in all the scents of early spring around...
Race in America:

Race in America:

Over the remainder of this century, judgements about the prominence and impact of race in American society will need to take into account a series of recent critical events.  The outright social rebellions in Ferguson and Baltimore, the racially motivated massacre in...
Fiction Friday: Blue In Brazil – Part 3

Fiction Friday: Blue In Brazil – Part 3

For this week’s installment of Fiction Friday, please enjoy part two of my short story “Blue in Brazil.” Enjoy! Read Part 1 here. Read Part 2 here.  Blue in Brazil – Part Three Half-drunk I git myself carried to my blue-black lady. Know she...
Fiction Friday: Blue In Brazil – Part 2

Fiction Friday: Blue In Brazil – Part 2

For this week’s installment of Fiction Friday, please enjoy part two of my short story “Blue in Brazil.” Enjoy! Read Part 1 here.  Blue in Brazil – Part Two We ups on to a ship like I never seen, all painted white with big fluffy sails like...
Fiction Friday: Blue In Brazil – Part 1

Fiction Friday: Blue In Brazil – Part 1

For my next Fiction Friday series, I’d like to share a short story I wrote called “Blue in Brazil.” Below you’ll find part one. Enjoy!  Blue in Brazil – Part One “Only one letter divides the comic from the cosmic.” –Nabokov        ...