Nurtured by Them

Originally posted on Stories that Must Not Die:
“I love you, too! And I’m so bummed that I won’t be there to see you blossom in the care of and caring of the others. I know you will nurture the group, tending to them as individuals and the whole.” When I opened this letter and…

Good Time

Originally posted on A Buick in the Land of Lexus:
I’m king of this blood-haunted room, Grand marshal over the endless parade of junkies, thugs and whores waiting to be immunized against their sad life stories ? Cops crawl the streets like flies on shit and fiends need to bang their dope quick, don’t need to get…

I made a joke

Originally posted on Stories that Must Not Die:
The following post, submitted by Rae from I Will Not Live in Vain, and is an excerpt from her published memoir.  This is a powerful story, well worth the read, we are honored to share it with you.  It is not a happy story, though, and there…

A Story A Day Challenge: Cold Blooded

Originally posted on The BiaLog:
Cold Blooded Albert slapped at his arms to help the blood flow. Where is she? “Honey? I found one! Can you believe they were sold out everywhere else?” Albert blew onto his hands. “Awesome! Thank you. I love you. You know that, right?” Marge smiled as she pulled a dark…

I Am Love

Originally posted on Behind the White Coat:
A group of nuns stood off to the side, worn out from whatever trials their pilgrimage here had entailed, eyes wide with wonder and awe. Clearly overcome with emotion, one started to sing and then several others followed. Soon, the entire interior space of Saint Peter’s Basilica was…