It’s rather amusing to think she had a girlhood crush on a guy who basically looks like a caricature of himself.
A lot has changed since I walked through the subway doors with Grandfather, so many years ago.
I’ve always been fascinated by Benjamin Franklin—a man who was basically the Swiss Army Knife of our founding fathers. Instead of tiny, foldable wrenches and miniature scissors, Ben was spring-loaded with piss and vinegar and political savvy and freaking electricity.
Here's a blast from the past that appeared in Philadelphia Stories a few years ago, but since it's baseball season and I miss the voice of Harry Kalas I figured I'd share it again. Enjoy, and viva la beisbol!!
If you pushed her far enough there was a chance you might catch a flying sandal to the chin. And her aim was lethal. She was like the Dennis Eckersley of moms.
The Challenge: Write a 100-word story that must contain the words “orange,” “beard,” “empty,” “dreamt,” and “suit.” The rules: You must use all of the words. You must attempt to make one of those words into a motif or symbol in your story. Your character should be like a bad poker player in that his … Continue reading 100-Word Story Challenge
I'm thankful to the fine editors at Storgy Magazine for providing a second home for my latest short story. Enjoy! And don't forget to follow Storgy for some top-notch fiction. http://storgy.com/2017/05/26/fiction-the-way-things-were-by-frank-morelli/
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There was something about hearing Juliet curse that made his ridiculous marriage to her seem worth it.
"The Way Things Were" follows Marcos on a voyage to Italy where he finds a mysterious relative with the ability to change the course of his life. But will he jump at the opportunity to leave everything and everyone he's ever known behind?