Category Archives: Susan Howe

(Ring of Truth)

In the diamond’s flash he glimpsed all the other things he could do with a month’s wages, none of which included her. Richer, he left alone.

© 2011, Susan Howe

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(Karma)

If she left him, he reasoned, she’d get all the flak and he would get the sympathy from their friends. He raised a glass to giving her hell.

© 2011, Susan Howe

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(Reality Check)

They’d had enough of this seventh son of a seventh son nonsense. Bailing him out again, they agreed it was time to tell him he was adopted.

©2011, Susan Howe

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(Faith)

From the railings he watched his master walk into the sea. He waited, alert to everyone who passed. At dusk, he whined softly and lay down.

©2011, Susan Howe

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