Posts Tagged: Friendships

Short Stories
Battleground
September 13, 2018
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Previously in Taste of Mel… As told by Mel * When I look back on this day, I’ll remember the smell of eggs on the nightstand, no longer sizzling as they go cold. I’ll remember the silver rays streaming in through a parting in the bedroom curtains. The blue light of the stereo blinking in […]
Short Stories
Blurred Lines: As told by Jonathan
August 30, 2018
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Previously in Taste of Mel… As told by Jonathan * When I land at JKIA on Wednesday afternoon I’m pumped. I’m finally where I want to be in my career and I’ve got a girl waiting for me at home. A beautiful, fun, puzzling girl that’s unlike anyone I’ve ever met. It feels surreal. When […]
Short Stories
Gray Areas
August 16, 2018
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Previously in Taste of Mel… As told by Mel * When you put promises into words and utter them into existence, the universe gives you an opportunity to fulfil them. That’s the power of the spoken word. The universe always wants you to succeed, so it is generous and swift with these opportunities. They come […]
Short Stories
The Van
May 31, 2018
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Previously in Taste of Mel… From a distance, a bicycle dynamo light blinks on and off. There appear to be two men on it, locals heading home. We hold our breath as they cycle past us, but from the side mirror I see them circle back towards the van. The one in the back is […]
Short Stories
The Ledge
May 9, 2018
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I see his car before I see him. Only, I don’t know that it’s his because there are a lot of V8’s in this parking lot and I don’t look at the plates. My assistant and I are hauling our equipment to the van after a long night of shooting our third annual aviation industry […]