Tag: 100 words

99 New: Soup Dog

The dog I met today, a big beautiful brown and black German Shepherd who followed me closely and watched my every move but held his head still for me to pet, his name in Lakota is Soup Dog. There is lore attached to that… Continue Reading “99 New: Soup Dog”

Erased

When my father died, I gave his computer to Goodwill after keeping it in an honored place on the floor of my office where I would look at it and think about whether giving it to him had made anything easier about the year… Continue Reading “Erased”

Bounty

My mother made popcorn in a pressure cooker but instead of the lid she used a dish towel which sometimes would touch the burner of the stove and start flaming and the whole house would smell like an emergency. And then she would put… Continue Reading “Bounty”

Avian

It wasn’t this sky but one like it, nearly cloudless in a different way, the water its own color of Lake Superior blue and calm in a masquerade that invites cowards to dream of long distance swimming, going all the way from here to… Continue Reading “Avian”

Lost

Nothing bad will happen in the daylight. As long as the sun is shining and there’s gas in the car, it will be fine. I just need to keep my mind straight, pay attention to where I’ve already been, get out from under Jack… Continue Reading “Lost”

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