Walter the Homeless Man

“Um, it’s a cat dad, can I keep it?”  Benjamin’s voice was trembling, and so were his fingers as he reached for a bowl and began pouring some milk into it. Ben could smell the liquor on his father’s breath as he continued to provoke him. “You think I got money to spare so you…

A Little Bit of Jade!

Mama opened the can of salmon and dumped it into a glass bowl.  She began to take a fork and dig out all the bones and brown pieces and toss them back into the can; the can had a picture of a large fish smiling up at me.  “Girl, go get me an egg out…