HALLOWEEN INCIDENT

“Let your own discretion be your tutor.” –Hamlet Act III Sc. II FICTION: Lancaster, PA 911 call center. “911, how may I help you?” A female voices speaks quickly and hangs up the phone. “Yes, there’s a strange man trespassing on the Kruger Estate and he’s naked!” 911 operator. “Hello! Hello! Are you there? Patrol…

We just took the money

“There was the door which I found no key, there was the veil through which I might not see.” –Omar Khayyam Inner Harbour –Baltimore, MD FICTION: Cheese Cake Factory Baltimore Inner Harbor Baltimore, Mary;and A mother and daughter are having a before Christmas dinner together before the daughter’s planned wedding. Mother: Darling, I don’t know…

A Son Come Home

“Am I my brother’s keeper?” –Genesis IV. 9 FICTION: Western Il. Correctional Center Mount Sterling, Il. The yard “Tyrone, once you get outta here all kinds of shit is gonna come at you, but you got to keep it together baby. See, we was born into broken and very fucked up existence baby. Now, you…

THE “BALLER”

“In reality those who satisfy me are those who simply allow me to live with my “idea of them.” –Anais Nin FICTION: My sister Kelly and dude finally decided to tie the knot after so many years of living together. I had never been to Chicago before my little sister’s wedding; out of all the…

ON LOCK-DOWN @ COOK COUNTY JAIL

FICTION By Charles Micheaux “In this world a man must either be anvil or hammer.” –Longfellow Chicago’s Cook County Jail 3:00 am Saturday “I wants my phone call. Now, I knows I get’s me a phone call. H-E-L-L-O!!! Mr. police-man! Ya’ll don’t know… I know my rights! HELLO! HELLO! ANYBODY!!! I need to call my…

COCK TAIL @ LAKE SHORE DRIVE

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” –Anais Nin Erotica By Charles Micheaux & BABYLON The Chicago skyline at night is the most beautiful night skyline in America. My novel, The Conqured Angel I had just made the New…

Witches… do they really exist?

…watch how you enter, careful whom you trust, and don’t let the spacious entrance fool you!” –Hell’s Doorkeeper: (Dante, Inferno) The world of Witches is a secret society that I had dismissed until I met my first wife; she was a Witch. In my own personal experience I find Witches on the whole as nonconformists,…