Disinterested She had an air of quiet intelligence. She sat on her bar stool in the tightest red dress I’d ever seen, her amber eyes on her drink and a cigarette between her fingers. Each puff of smoke was the same as the next, each sip of her vodka exacting. She was good, real good, […]

50 Word Stories: Words

Words have the power to hurt more than any fist, damage more than a bullet might dream. Words can tarnish a life with a carefree aside, destroy with the freedom only the glib can muster, strike at any time. And yet there is love. Yes, love. Thank goodness for words.