The Letter L #atozchallenge #noir #fiction

  I slowly traced the letter “L” in the thick wool carpet. I left her blood stain to help me keep my edge. “Lily I can’t let go of this. I know you would want me to help” I felt a tug was it sleep? a drug? pulling me down, down down… **** A screamContinue reading “The Letter L #atozchallenge #noir #fiction”

Someone Needs to Survive #covid #newcago #flashfiction

“Find Broken Nose” the guy gasped. “Never heard of him.” The guy grabbed my collar and pulled me close to his lips. “Get my kid brother outta this cesspool.  His real name is Gregory. He looks like me just younger.” The mic said as his number came up. “Do I really need to pull thisContinue reading “Someone Needs to Survive #covid #newcago #flashfiction”

What’s the Worst that can happen in Newcago? #newcago #noir #fiction #virus

    It’s a messed up place full of crumpled and empty lives. Yeah there are some nice ones, but they are cowering cuz they’re afraid. They should be we’re in NewCago. She was the metropolis of the ages until something went wrong. Now people know better than to go out after 6 at night,Continue reading “What’s the Worst that can happen in Newcago? #newcago #noir #fiction #virus”

An Old Dilemma, New Crime #Newcago1 #fiction #disease

I inhale it every night before 6 – Courage (my dead lover’s not mine) I looked at my watch.”5 pm time for the cops to crawl into hiding.” I chuckle. ” I don’t have the luxury of steel bars.” A long banshee like scream bites into the last flicker of day and the night begins. Decency’s doors are closed andContinue reading “An Old Dilemma, New Crime #Newcago1 #fiction #disease”

A Dark Night #noir #poetry #EdgarAllenPoe

Gather my last notes sleep never so desired always more elusive more muddied in the mire against eyelash moth fluttered taunting at my face stopping for full moments slumber could not erase those errant memories pass me, you and I never have I slept since the day you died  fingers momentary clasp about my throatContinue reading “A Dark Night #noir #poetry #EdgarAllenPoe”

“R” Evil Rides by Leslie Moon

Today is the “R” for A to Z challenge. This week I am stepping into the writer’s circle and writing a week- long serial set in the metropolis of NewCago. It’s a bit noir, crime and even some fiction. Though this is a serial, I do understand some of you will be dropping by viaContinue reading ““R” Evil Rides by Leslie Moon”

“Q” Quill by Leslie Moon #atozchallenge

Today is “Q” for A to Z challenge. This week I am stepping into the writer’s circle and writing a  microfiction serial set in the metropolis of NewCago. It’s a bit noir, paranormal, crime and even some fiction. Though this is a serial, I do understand some of you will be dropping by via AContinue reading ““Q” Quill by Leslie Moon #atozchallenge”

“P” Poison Has Its Uses #atozchallenge

I heard a banging on the steel grated door. “Umm huh. Yeah I’m coming. Hey Peely.” “Here this is for you.” The errand boy, who we were both so found of, handed me a box. Inside was a hat I had admired for months, The card underneath in her handwriting. “Peel, ya know what I hateContinue reading ““P” Poison Has Its Uses #atozchallenge”

Oldest Trick in the Book by Leslie Moon #atozchallenge

Today is the “O” for A to Z challenge. This week I am stepping into the writer’s circle and writing a week long serial set in the metropolis of NewCago. Its a bit of noir, crime and even some fiction. Though this is a serial, I do understand some of you will be dropping byContinue reading “Oldest Trick in the Book by Leslie Moon #atozchallenge”

No Kidding #newcago #noir #flashfiction

As I was hanging on the endless ladder, I heard a sound “Sam you have had some interesting things cross your path but a goat?” Somehow it gave me the incentive to climb faster. There it was like a shoebox diorama of a distant past: a woman reading a book, a kid trotting about anContinue reading “No Kidding #newcago #noir #flashfiction”

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