Short stories

Cause of Death

"Cause of death, Doctor?" "I am 98% certain it he was killed with Kindness, Detective." "Kindness? I thought that was eradicated in 2016." "Not quite; though it is in rapid decline." "Well thank you, Doctor. You've been very helpful." "You bastard." Response to the Word of the Day Challenge prompt: kindness

Politics, Society & Satire

It’s No Joke

Is it satire, is it mockery? A hoax or prank for comedy? Not a chance; it's reality And the way it feels like a parody Only adds to the tragedy   There's no need for a lampoon A caricature or cartoon No pasquinade, skit or charade No elaborate masquerade   'Cause it's no lie; it's… Continue reading It’s No Joke