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...
Fiction Friday: The Begging Bowl – Part 1

Fiction Friday: The Begging Bowl – Part 1

If it were not for the story he told me that day, I would have remembered him for his eyes. Each gasp of speech and great gulping for breath set them aquiver like sun-glint green apples on the surface of twin cisterns—two yellow-tainted, claret-crazed chamber pots...
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...