Old Days

Press play… “Porn is from Satan!” Elizabeth Bellows spat the words and wagged a finger in front of Brenda’s face. Brenda had trouble but succeeded in keeping a straight face. “I’m sorry you feel that way, Mrs. Bellows, but the Regina Pictures company is the only sponsorship offer we’ve received.” “You young people just don’t understand. We can’t allow them to …

Sunday’s Fool

Press play… Brenda Knott’s eyes found the clock before they rolled back down to the two fingers of whiskey in the cup on the table. “I promised I wasn’t going to do this.” Lifting the cup to her lips, she threw her head back to take the liquid in one splash and caused her straight brunette ponytail to spray out behind …

Not Right Now

Press play… “All I said was that the bird was pining for the fjords, but it seems Trisha thought I wanted more.” The class erupted with laughter. The room was dark save for a white spotlight overhead featuring a black massage table at the centre. A single step surrounded the massage table where the students stood in shadowy rows around with the …

Machine

Author’s note…I write using music as inspiration, constantly. Ninety-five percent of what I write, in these pages, has bands heavily entrenched in the 80s/90s rock realms playing soundtrack as my fingers fly across the keys. Then came a discussion with one of my Facebook friends, Patient Lee about music…and it spawned this. The following story is a result of that discussion …