Part Four; or, Obligated in Some Way [Flash Fiction]

I am sure you imagine that knowing what the weather was like should tell you something else you might need to know to understand--but why do you need to understand? Why do you need to believe you need to understand and that I am obligated in some way to fulfill your irrational desire, and it … Continue reading Part Four; or, Obligated in Some Way [Flash Fiction]

Xenophobia and Other Preoccupations Rooted in Observations Refracted through the Prism of American Civilization [A Short Story]

"I want to know what he said he said," she said to me. I said, He said he said, "Do I have to apologize up front to any Arab Muslim or Pakistani person I know who might be offended by what I am going to say? What am I going to say that might or … Continue reading Xenophobia and Other Preoccupations Rooted in Observations Refracted through the Prism of American Civilization [A Short Story]