Stories tagged “Martha”

  • Redneck Revenge (Mature)

    “You! I’ll get you for this.” Charlie’s voice took on a dangerous edge, rolling thunder proclaiming distant lightning. The four birds watched, secure in their shit covered castle. “Now don’t you do something that you...

    • Author: Robert Quick
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Gone to the Birds (Mature)

    “Goddamnit!” Charlie’s voice echoed from the barn. Even at sixty-three, he still had a booming voice, perfect for swearing. Martha finished drying the chipped blue plates that they’d used for lunch and put them away before headi...

  • Perhaps some things should be left just as they are.

    And I remember quiet evenings trembling close to you… It was still the greatest ever finishing line for a song. Ever. From the moment he’d heard Tom’s beautiful illuminations illustrating to him such a powerfully touching story, he ha...

  • Happy Holidays to the Mortimers! (A)

    Happy holidays to the Mortimers! Has it already been a year? Time sure flies when you’re having fun. We really need to get together more often before it’s too late. Our annual family update is very exciting this year. First off, Victor and ...

    • Author: Robert Quick
    • Posted almost 7 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Happy Holidays to the Mortimers! (B) (Mature)

    Dear Emily, Has it already been a year? I don’t know anymore. The sun rarely shines here and when it does I can’t see it. This year has been utterly exhausting. Victor has pressured me into having another baby. Thankfully, he’s not ho...

    • Author: Robert Quick
    • Posted almost 7 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5