It was almost the end of the day and Kate couldn't wait to go home. All day it seemed she had been eying that clock on the other side of her uncle's antique shop tapping her fingers on the side of the cash register. It paid for school so she couldn't complain too much. After all it was only for the summer.
New Fiction: “Object Erotica” by Dolan Morgan – Heavy Feather Review
As I took this picture of a solitary power line post, I remembered a conversation Scott and Karen had about the trees of Roseburg. You can walk for miles and miles and just see this one tree standing. Karen collects objects that are "scared to death". Among her personal stuff, the movers also put in storage a burlap bag and boxes filled with her rock and petrified wood collection.
There is a point where we need to stop and we have clearly passed it. Title pretty much says it all. An eggplant, a red apple, a marshmallow, a bag of Skittles, and a yellow feather duster with a pink handle are all set on a table. However, something is missing. Yes, one crucial component.
Oh yes, I'd forgotten The Runaway Dinner! I don't know The Obstinate Pen, but there seem to be a number of writing and drawing implements which get animated. Was the first of those The Purple Crayon, which I see has just come back into print?