Category Archives: Bobby Minelli

The Coyote Smile and the Red Horse Cry

When I awoke, after the first time Dixon Halbauer shot me, Ann’s was the first face I saw. I had passed out from the pain and when I came to, there was a pale face floating above me. Though she wore a pinched, worried expression,

The Seven Gables

“What other dungeon is so dark as one’s own heart! What jailer so inexorable as one’s self!” ― Nathaniel Hawthorne, The House of the Seven Gables 1. When I was nine years old, I had a dream that I couldn’t wake up from. My parents

Star-Lite Siesta

“Some people, and I am one of them, hate happy ends. We feel cheated. Harm is the norm. ”                                            – Vladimir Nabokov 1. My mother kept a journal, and she used to say that writing it all down was a mild form of