“I love you but you can be a real pain.”
Marmaduke ignored this.
“I feed you. I clean up after you. You demand my affection and you get it.”
Marmaduke looked away.
“I treat your worms. I scratch behind your ears.”
“Marmaduke, you’re my husband, not a dog!”
Joe Malone is living in a mud hut in South Sudan. Read more from him at http://joem18b.wordpress.com/.
Dort awoke naked in a clearing. Snow burned her cuts and bruises as she rose to her hands and knees. She had neither muzzle nor fur, only pale skin and weak muscles.
She sniffed the air and recognized her pack nearby, but they were all human, too.
Cursed and doomed.
Kay Lesgo has worked as a journalist and radio personality, but now makes actual money at an office job. Kay is currently working on her first novel and several short stories and still wants to be a writer when she grows up.