A Short Story About Time

There's this picture of Pablo Picasso that I'm obsessed with. I used to spend hours staring at it. I said picture but I really should have said photograph. There's this photograph of Pablo Picasso that I used to be obsessed with. I changed that end bit. I'm not still obsessed…

The Milkshake Variations Vol. II; Captian Hongo Hawkes

Written by Tyrone, dedicated to the preservation of the milkshake Captain of the seagoing vessel "Bonhomme Leroux," carrier of a salty-ocean scent, friend to most animals, predator to fishes, an uncle to a five-year-old boy I've never met, an enemy to my own mother and father, former drunkard, your last…

The Man & The Shirt

Written By Tyrone He puts the shirt on right arm first, unbuttoned at the cuff then follows by sliding the back of the shirt over his shoulder and slipping his left arm down the left sleeve of the shirt; also with the cuff unbutton, at which point the man tugs…

The River, The Sea

Will Young had the misfortune of living in one of those parts and one of those lives in America where should you move the slightest bit North, South, East or West it'd be better than staying where you were now. In his young life, less than twenty years of it,…

Comma Police...Arrest This, Man

Hey there, folks. I've been trying out a few things with my writing that I've never done before. It's pretty hard, but I hope you'll take a look at my efforts and give me your feedback. It really would mean a lot to me if you took a few moments,…

The Milkshake Variations V. I

In our continued effort here at Alpha60 to preserve the Milkshake we offer another in our series of Milkshake Stories. Man swaddles up into my soda fountain and wanders to the side wall. Jacks his right boot up against the wall and runs his hand through his greasy, stylish hair.…

The Birth Of Cole Yanek

Editor's Note: I asked Tyrone to write this piece. Cole Yanek was his main character in the Billy Unger Stories. You'd think it would have been Billy Unger. Anyway, I really liked that Cole fellow, so I asked Tyrone to write what happens to him next. Good sport that he…

Grandpa Only Ever Left Notes At The End

I just turned 87 a few days ago. I always figured I'd live until at least 100, but I can tell now that won't happen. I can feel it in my body, in my mind. It's a shame. I accept it as I have no other choice. I want to…