Jake Troxell

Author of Takers & Stay

Tag: fantasy

SHORT STORY: It Rains More Now

Reading Time: 3 minutes “It rains more now,” my wife repeats, a bit out of habit at this point. Her pinky finger slips inside the tiny grey cloud floating past her head. The delicate touch releases a sprinkle into the puddle drowning her rubber boots. I look at the hundreds of little puffs moseying around our lawn—lake might be

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SHORT STORY: Harrison at 73

Reading Time: 4 minutes The paper covered walls of Margaret’s studio rustle with excitement as she enters. The artworks crinkle amongst themselves, dancing on their push-pin pendulums, wondering aloud if today is the day another Harrison will be joining their ranks.

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