I am an English lecturer at KCC, writer, poet, and freelance editor. When not teaching, writing, or editing, I am painting 28mm-scale wargaming miniatures.
THIS IS A GREAT BR FISHING AND WISHING 100 ENTRY
January entry (Themes 1, 5, 6, 10, 11, & 14), BR Fishing & Wishing 100 - 100 Contest, 99 words
Spring 2006. I drove through a late afternoon Makakilo. His mother had frozen his accounts, cut up his cards, and disowned him. She hadn’t approved his online romance. For a few weeks, he had my couch.
Summer 2006. 3am. Long-distance call from the Philippines. He took a chance; he’s laughing.
Fall 2006. In my garage, I found him parked on his suitcase. After dinner and talk story, I drove him to Ala Moana. I abandoned him on a bus bench, playing his hand-held.
"Somebody else coming. No worry."
Spring 2012. If you’re reading this, call me. I worry still.