An Emptiness – Friday Fictioneers

An Emptiness Max lie awake, restless, the campfire crackling, sending sparks towards the clouded moon. He wondered about the new kid’s story, “Idiot, nearly got his self killed falling off a west bound.” Max gathered stories and every hobo had one, it always came down to gnawing hunger. Truth be told, an empty belly wasn’t…

Kind Lady Doctor Lives Here

Kind Lady Doctor Lives Here I gently touched the angry scar where his larynx used to be. He motioned for a blank piece of paper and his companion handed him a nub of chalk. Confused, I watched my patient draw a friendly cat and a cross. Puzzled, I raised a brow at his disheveled companion.