She stood barefoot on the faded linoleum and peered out the kitchen window. The factory across the street still lit against the brightening sky. The four-year-old knew that her parents would sleep a little longer before her father would come in, to brew the morning coffee. Michael's uncle had done a trick at her party … Continue reading Sugar


The Admiral (Sugar: part 5)

The Admiral kept a picture of Michael on his desk, in his office on the Island. People assumed she was his little girl. With blond features, she looked as if she were of German descent. The Admiral did not correct them. The Admiral had a teenaged son. An athlete, bound for Olympic success. The Admiral did … Continue reading The Admiral (Sugar: part 5)