Category Archives: semi-fiction

The Best Of Days

Every Tuesday morning Earl flew into New York from Boston for meetings at his investment firm’s main office. Traffic on the highway from the airport was lighter than the previous month. A telling sign of the failing economy. No wait at the Midtown Tunnel’s tollbooths was another. The drive to 57th Street and Madison Avenue […]

THE STAFF OF SCHMOSES by Peter Nolan Smith

In July of 1995 my cousin flew from LA to dance at ShowWorld in Times Square. The boyish brunette’s loyal following packed the legendary porno parlor to worship Sherri’s stage acrobatics. Thankfully pleasing her audience required little more than stripping off her clothes. Her gloves cost $10. The filmy lingerie was $20 for the top […]

LOVE YOU LONG TIME – CHAPTER 9 by Peter Nolan Smith

Walking Street was crowded with drunken marines, dok thongs, Englishmen on Ecstasy, tattooed go-go girls, shouting Arabs, Amazonian transvestites, and wide-eyed Chinese tourists. These diverse groups threaded through the gauntlet of dueling music from various beer bars and discos. The heat was driving everyone insane and alcohol was behind the wheel. The collective madness left […]

LOVE YOU LONG TIME – CHAPTER 8 by Peter Nolan Smith

The nuns at St. Mary’s of the Foothills had taught on the Judgment Day every soul from the past, present, and future will be assembled to witness a replay of your life, after which God will decided whether you spend eternity worshipping him in Heaven or burning in Hell. With some souls he’ll make in […]

LOVE YOU LONG TIME – CHAPTER 7 by Peter Nolan Smith

The success of the Italian Plan hadn’t achieved its expected result and I heeded the advice of Dmitri, an old friend from the East 6th Street biker club, “Nothing like a long bike ride to take your mind off your troubles.” An overnight train carried me north to Chiang Mai. I rented a 400cc bike […]