Touch Me, I’m Sick by Mark Slade

  It was never about love for Mike and Carrie. It was always about sex. Where ever they found themselves, the attraction was so strong that they couldn’t keep their hands off of each other. Dropping their kids off to school, Carrie would climb into Mike’s Classic ’66 Dart and they would pull around the school—behind the chain link fence where the baseball diamond was … Continue reading Touch Me, I’m Sick by Mark Slade

The Appointment by Karl Lykken

  “I wasn’t expecting you back so soon,” Dr. Dunkelheit says, showing a brief look of genuine concern before his usual stoicism reclaims him. “It’s only been six weeks, yes?” “That’s right,” I confirm. “I’m not here about my stomach pains this time, though. I’m here about this.” I lift up my shirt and show him the purplish growth on the side of my gut. … Continue reading The Appointment by Karl Lykken