Stories tagged tea


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Nobody calls on the dead

Tea with Mrs. Doyle

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I looked at it awhile waiting for it to cool. She said, "Ahh, go on! - Go on, go on.”

Foreign Accent Syndrome

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Most people thought she was a bitch as soon as she said hello.

Please Take

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I have a ball-pein hammer in my coat pocket.

Grandmother's heirloom

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No glue can reunite this tea set wreck. The refrigerator clicks and hums, towers over, swallows me in shadow.

Cocoa Instead

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While waiting for the water to boil she formulated an excuse that the Saitos would be forced to accept as to why she must drop Isuko as a student. Suddenly the kettle sung out like a soprano, desperate to be silenced.

I've Bought You A Present

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Look out your window and know that the universe conspired to craft the sunrise for your morning tea, the mug clasped in hand, the light bouncing from the balcony railing. The empty seat next to you will always be filled and I will never properly thank y


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Your laugh used to startle the nurses.