Meeting Minutes (3.14.21)

Attendance: The Deity, Leora Jasper, Dash Owens Location: Outside a bar on Grand and Park Note-Taker: Dash Owens The meeting opens when the three interlocutors met outside an unnamed bar in Prospect Heights, where they commenced the debate captivating many New Yorkers: in or out? After consulting google, the CDC website, a friend studying toContinue reading “Meeting Minutes (3.14.21)”

Unfinished (Chapter 10)

by Dash Owens First time reader? You can find the previous chapters here. Maeve at one time had a professor of education ask the class: what do we owe one another? What do we owe to ourselves? Maeve had a complicated answer to these questions because she owed others quite a bit. She owed oneContinue reading “Unfinished (Chapter 10)”

Unfinished (Chapter 8)

by Dash Owens To pass the early, empty hours, the ghosts went over to Antonio’s house. Antonio lived in the brownstone he died in 59 years prior. He was exactly what a ghost who lived with his great-grandchildren should be: toothy, broad smile with a poof of inconsistently thick grey hair. He wore the frayedContinue reading “Unfinished (Chapter 8)”

Unfinished (Chapter 7)

by Dash Owens Maeve tried to make friends. After the horrific first meeting with the clerks, Maeve told Edward she had no interest in returning to the library or doing any favors for the clerks. Edward seemed unfazed. “When you have eternity, nothing is permanent,” he stated impersonally, which Maeve found chilling. Like most ofContinue reading “Unfinished (Chapter 7)”

Unfinished (Chapter 6)

by Dash Owens “The inside of the library doesn’t match the outside,” Maeve mused as she moved up the Brooklyn Central Library staircase with Edward. Speaking still took time, but she found she had a lot more to say. It helped that she was shocked at the bare ugliness of a building she once esteemedContinue reading “Unfinished (Chapter 6)”

Unfinished (Chapter 5)

by Dash Owens The period between 3:30 and 6 a.m. was the trickiest. Few were watching television or listening to the radio or reading books during this time. Mary left for work around 6:15 every morning, and Maeve usually followed her. Sometimes Maeve got caught up with the insomniac or she discovered an early risingContinue reading “Unfinished (Chapter 5)”

Unfinished (Chapter 4)

by Dash Owens First time reader? Check out chapters one, two, and three. Maeve first met Mary when she was still a teacher. They met at a staff happy hour and shared a car home. While they waited, it began to rain. They rushed under the canopy of a nearby apartment building, at which point Mary declaredContinue reading “Unfinished (Chapter 4)”