El Curandero

By |2021-08-12T09:32:20+01:00August 12th, 2021|Short fiction|

I looked at the bar, thinking to myself. “What the hell am I even doing here? This is nothing but a scam, a complete waste of time.” The keys of my car were dangling in my hand, still unsure about my decision. I pressed the key and I heard [...]

El Enano Loco

By |2021-07-29T14:10:44+01:00July 29th, 2021|Short fiction|

I suppose I had it coming. People just aren’t good for each other. Maybe I should start by introducing myself and give you a general idea of how I got here. My name is Javier and I’m a petty car thief. I’m not proud of it, but I have [...]

Tequila smiles when jazz notes cry

By |2021-07-29T14:39:59+01:00March 13th, 2021|Short fiction|

It seemed that overnight the people decided they could live without his writing. That it wasn’t necessary for this world. Jack was finished. The readers chewed him up and spit him out, down the river with the rest of the turds. Jack kept burning the midnight oil, trying to [...]

Mexican Rum & Jazz Sessions

By |2021-07-29T14:45:58+01:00November 20th, 2020|Short fiction|

I had a notorious list of things I wanted to give up in my life, but she was never on there. Before her, I didn’t even like jazz. I almost feel inclined to say I hated it. I had always been a seeker, never stayed in one place for [...]

Burritos with Poetry and Tequila

By |2021-07-29T14:46:34+01:00October 31st, 2020|Short fiction|

Typewriter in hand, I went from bar to bar. Drinking whiskey and smoking cheap cigars. After I lost my job, I decided I wanted to become a poet, a travelin’ poet nonetheless.  First things first, I sold most of my stuff and boarded the first plane towards the land [...]

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