Short Stories by Caffry

Salted Tangerines and Stale Bread

Salted Tangerines and Stale Bread

“I don’t know doc, it’s that it got so difficult after the birth of our son. She sits on the couch all day eating and ignores everything else. She tells me she is depressed because of all her weight gain but she refuses to get off the couch. I mean, it’s at the point that she doesn’t take Solstice out […]

Love Lies

Tears rolled down her face. Her hair was tousled from a fitful night’s sleep. She pulled her robe closer around her, an involuntary shiver running up her spine. She gripped her coffee cup like there might be Vaseline on her hands. Breathing in the pungent aroma of her coffee, she felt a slight calm come […]

The Big Orange

~ written by RL Caffry (all rights reserved 2020) I can hear the wails behind me, my ears bleeding from their pain. My heart races, pumping clear out of my chest. I look down at my feet, worn and bloodied from running. I can’t run anymore, my feet are bumps on a log, useless. The […]