Sherlock- BoxJohn blinked at the box in the middle of the floor. It was fresh, new. The label on the side was addressed to Speedy's café, so John knew it wasn't originally meant to be in the flat. Mrs. Hudson wouldn't randomly leave a box in the middle of the floor, and John definitely hadn't had anything to do with it, so that left Sherlock.Sherlock- Box2 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
As far as things Sherlock brought back to the apartment, a cardboard box was mundane, at best. That was part of what worried John. He moved to examine the box, speculating as to what could be inside.
The first thing that he noted was that it was upside down. The bottom of the box, which was now the top, was still sealed with packing tape. Closer examination showed that the tape across the top of the box (now tucked underneath) had been peeled off, so the only opening was at the bottom. This also meant that it had been opened, which reduced the fear that Sherlock was stealing a café's mail.
With a huff, John plopped down in his chair, staring at the b
Villain UniversityDear Mom,Villain University5 years ago in Humor More Like This
Im failing Child Kidnapping 100A and its killing my GPA. But, I do seem to be good at Filching 20C. Dad would be proud. My Basic Villain Skills professor said I should switch my major from Evil Villain to Street Thief. Im considering it since my grades in Ultimate Scheming 43B and Conquering Good 145A are so low. Dont get mad, please? I did manage all As in Blending-In 122, Lying When Caught 249B, and Finding the Gullible Person 27B. I even got into the Thief Honors Programeven Dad didnt get in!
I think I need to stick with what Im good at. Besides, Dad was a Low-Level Thief graduate and I can do better than that. If I get a Street Thief major, then I can go for a degree in Aristocratic/Politician Filching and Manipulation.
Moore the FoolI was born on June 1st. I always liked the month cause that's when them beetles, all brown and shiny come out. The one's called June bugs. For the month. Emily always says if there was an April Fools' Day, then there must be a Fools' Day for every month. And if there was a June Fools' Day, then it was sure as shit must be the day I was born.Moore the Fool4 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
Emily was sayin' I was a fool. She was always sayin' things like that. It's okay though 'cause I know I ain't as smart as her. She says I'm down right foolish, but I ain't too sure about that cause lest I know I'm dumb. I don't think Emily much ever had faith in my brains, if you know what I mean, but she always said I was one of them gentle souls and oughta be watched out for. Sometimes I wished to be clever enough to watch out for her.
I remember second grade. It was first time Emily and me were in the same homeroom. Now, I had some trouble with bullies in the past, maybe cause I'm the runt, maybe cause I ain't too bright. Nothing to s
do not thinkdo not thinkdo not think1 year ago in Urban & Spoken Word More Like This
that because I am silent, I am unthinking
or that, because my wounds do not kill me
that I am not wounded
and bleeding, every day.
do not think
my heart is like a stone, or a pinwheel,
or any other
of ten thousand meager metaphors
for the complexity
of the human heart.
do not think
that I judge you. I do not.
I judge myself for not being what you wanted
and for being less
than what you needed,
when I needed you, in the end.
William F. DeVault. all rights reserved.