Little Digits (Short story from Irredeemable)

Little digits hold long metal rulers. Children. Third graders. Miss Janice sits in a desk, her bony knees pointing upwards at awkward angles. She writes the punishment phrase over and over. "I will not talk in class." "I will not talk in class." "I will not talk..." Her fingers cramp and the pen stops moving.…

FREE FICTION: “Caspar” by Jason Sizemore (from the collection IRREDEEMABLE)

And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense and myrrh.       King James Bible, Matthew 2:11   From his vantage point on the corner bench,…