Stories tagged riots

Bright Red

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They shoveled coal into the furnace of the city so the ghosts would be warm for their haunting.

What are we made of?

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He got up and peered through the blinds again. Cold air slithered in through the window frame. It was freezing out. His cousin should have been back by now. Alvin had gone to get beer almost thirty minutes ago. That was a long time considering…

We Don't Need a Guitar Man

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The courtroom smelled a lot like mold and it was hot as you could imagine. I sweated through my shirt and wondered if he wasn’t dying under his robe. He looked down at me from his bench and I just knew he was going to call me a commie and sentence me to l