Cindy

By Aaron Zimmerman Reading Time: Photo Credit: Flickr / Andrew Wragg   “You know, I really resent that term” “What would you rather be called?” I squint, unprepared for such a response. “I don’t know, maybe call me Cindy? That is my name after all.” “You have a name then?” Cindy rolls her eyes and […]

The Nightly Knight

By Aaron Zimmerman Reading Time: Photo Credit: Flickr / Søren Niedziella   “Oh for Arra’s sake!” I turned and stared at the bottles behind the counter to hide my expression. “What?” Todd asked. “The third bloody time this bloody week!” I grumbled, grinding my teeth. “What is?” Todd looked at me and then the dusty bottles […]

The Kindest Cut

What if problems could be solved by cutting them out of one’s body? By Aaron Zimmerman Reading Time: Photo Credit: Flickr / Dade Freeman Contains description of surgery. Some may find the imagery disturbing. Thanks to Rachael Zimmerman.   “Hello! I’m Doctor Dillon. Please sit down.” The doctor shuffled through papers on a clipboard while […]

Dinner with Dante

By Aaron Zimmerman Reading Time: Photo Credit: flickr/Derek Gavey Contains Strong Language   Dante wears a crisp gray suit with the top button undone and his hair tousled, either in roguish indifference or meticulously sculpted to appear so. He has a drink already, something clear with ice and a lime wedge. He stirs it absently […]