The Lit Bulb Festival 2015

I’m pleased to be participating in the 2015 Lit Bulb International Literary Festival, about which you can read more here. My entry below, on the theme of “togetherness”. Comments are welcome.

Little Things

by Stephen V. Ramey

“Idiot,” she mutters under her breath. I pretend not to hear.

“Butter?” I pass the rectangular ceramic tray bearing that golden log. It’s actually an I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter stick, but we like to pretend.

“Do I look like I want butter?” she says. Her eyebrows arch like millipedes recoiling. I set the not-butter down.

“Apologies, Dear.” A platter of pancakes graces the center of our breakfast table. Blueberry, I believe. Or chocolate chip. The Continue reading