Aida’s Princes

Aida’s Princes

          The owl prince was dead. Long live the prince. God save his princess.          As was customary for such funerals, Aida invited her wicked drunk foster mother and no one else because everybody was tired of attending the funerals of her poor “pets”. But...
Pearly

Pearly

            Perla had been a maid in the same house for eleven years when she got her new teeth. Her siblings had a hard time adjusting.            “What was wrong with your mouth before?” her brother Cedric grumbled, a toddler bouncing on his good knee as he rubbed...
The Posh Boy is a Hardy Species

The Posh Boy is a Hardy Species

The Posh Boy is a Hardy Species by Mike Hickman https://www.agapanthuscollective.com.dream.website/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/The-Posh-Boy-is-a-Hardy-Species.mp3 At school and well into his professional life, James was the “posh” boy. He was reminded of this on an...
BABY JAR

BABY JAR

“Does he take you on picnics?” she asks. He does. But you are much too contemporary to think he takes you on them. You take yourself. With him. She pffs. A shadow crosses her face. “On Sundays?” “On Anydays,” You tell her. She wants to know if you pack cheese and...
In Waves

In Waves

Don’t tell Eli. But I keep one of her bottles in my backpack. One of these days, a big announcement is going to go out on the radio saying it’s all over and things can go back to how they used to be. We won’t have to walk every day and sleep in a tent, praying another...