100 Word Stories – I am my Brother’s Keeper

Every assignment was more difficult than the last. It was hard to separate the familial feelings I shared with my charges versus the orders that I received. Now, they’ve sent me to collect another and “no” is not an option. Of course, my brother knew I was coming. I found him at his desk, patiently…

100 Word Stories – #3

It always starts with the tentative reach of fingers, two notches below chilly; one hand smoothing over my side as I’m enveloped by his core warmth. Our heartbeats sync and the magnetic draw of our bodies seal us from shoulders to the curves of my body to finally the creep of his cold feet wrapped…

100 Word Stories #2

I hated having to quietly tip-toe around what used to be our sanctuary so that I can pack my things and make the most gentle exit. I was not under the illusion that this would last but I wasn’t expecting this. He was done. She just arrived, looking at me intently, her story veiled by…

100 Word Stories – #1

100 Word Stories #1 This was different from the last time I saw her. The 100 yard stare I recognized in her eyes then, had settled to permanence on her face. I was afraid to approach her, the risk of being so close to someone that already had one foot in the grave. I counted…