Hell Fire by Chuck Caruso

“You ever have a woman get you in the God way?” “I ain’t sure I follow you there, mister,” Sam said, annoyed that this stranger had yet again trespassed against the peace of his mealtime.  Shoulda knowed from that damn preacher hat, Sam thought, tall and rounded up top with its wide, flat brim.  Shoulda […]

Midnight Piss by Chuck Caruso

I was coming back from a midnight piss and the three of them lay sprawled out in the dim light of the campfire, snoring like a pen full of hogs.  I thought to myself what a godforsaken mess is this?  It was humiliating, truthfully.  We weren’t hardly men, properly called. Me and these three men […]