Category: Short Stories

Beyond Numbers

Beyond Numbers

Written in 2013. I loathed numbers.  The absolutism—the nerve! “Why number at all?” say I. No one ever understood something through numbers. Does knowing there are seven thingamabobs tell you anything about the thingamabob itself? The very idea of numbers: who came up with it? Greeks? Arabs? Renaissane-cy men? I wanted to do away with …

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Bacon Fire

Bacon Fire

Published on MuzeCollective.com on May 28, 2014. I want to wake up in the city that doesn’t sleep… 5:00AM. I lie there and listen to Frankie belt it, New York, New York. These little town blues, I mumble, hitting the alarm. The blurry world comes into focus. I shuffle across the chilly floor and where …

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A Study of Brains

A Study of Brains

Published on MuzeCollective.com on August 1, 2016. “Yeah, a ping—it’s like an electronic echo.” Drew explained, as his fingers weaved gracefully through his Gatsbian hair. “The ping tests the connection between the brain and computer: when I ping a brain and it pings back, I know the connection is good—cool, huh?” Becca smiled politely as …

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