Modernist Dream

Nealy stood in the wood-paneled study, in her beige suit and red ascot. She poured a glass of wine from the glass decanter. Lightning illuminated the room, splitting the sky in two. The faint lamplight flickered across her face. Alli sat in front of her, in a simple cashmere sweater and jeans. The rain raged … Continue reading Modernist Dream

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Oblique

Keo sat in Zibetto, stirring a cup of green tea. The rain trickled down the windows, in the late evening. Cars and trucks rattled the glass in Midtown. The long summer afternoon had ended and given way to smooth, oily darkness, a violet sky. Alli came through the door and bought a cappuccino. She sat … Continue reading Oblique