Tag: charity

Unconditional Soup

I’ve spent the last few weeks trying to convince people to give my little organization, Time of the Month Club, money to buy homeless women tampons and pads which, once used, will be heaved into some landfill along with disposable diapers and other unpleasant… Continue Reading “Unconditional Soup”

Kind Donation

“I have some socks. Do you want some socks?”She held out the bag so he could pick a pair he liked. “I don’t want socks. I want to come home with you.” He looked straight at her. Locked on her. She flinched and rattled… Continue Reading “Kind Donation”

6:18

“Don’t drop me at the corner. Go up two blocks and turn right. I wanna show you something,” he said, picking up the Chicken Nuggets box and the plastic barbecue sauce packets, sucking the last life out of his giant soda and cramming it all into… Continue Reading “6:18”

The Man with the Sign

He was standing at the base of the downtown exit ramp from the east-west freeway. The light was red so I had to stop and for a while only a part of his jacket was visible, the car’s windshield frame obscuring all but the… Continue Reading “The Man with the Sign”

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