He was wearing jeans, a HARVARD sweatshirt, and His name was Abu. He was floating twenty feet above the Chrysler building.
It was a squirrel. And, to his credit, the doctor did say it was a trained squirrel before he let it loose. I was on the table as he said it and I thought back to my early twenties. “I’ve got a stomach of steel!” I’d told my friend who’d just poured me a shot of hot […]
I stood in the swank lobby of a SoHo high-rise arguing with the domesticated ex-marine leashed to the front desk. He had a hole-punch of a mouth and little black eyes. His name was Jim. I pointed at my face. “Jim, you’ve seen my face a thousand times. Look!” I pulled at my nose, eyelids, […]
A small man stood in my driveway. He was waiting for me. He pointed. He had eyes like flying saucers and no nose. He said, “I AM KLUBBIT!” He had a French accent. I walked outside. The sun pounded on the poor little man. “What do you want?” I asked. “I have to get to […]
What really happened on the day the tortoise beat the hare? The Fox and the Bear is live on Patreon! https://patreon.com/benjamindavis This project was actually 10 years in the making. I wrote it back in College and I had to read it as part of my final to a class of very serious writers. The […]