Posts by anntinkham

Cookies of Fortune

By on Jan 5, 2015 in Fiction | 5 comments

I scanned the Golden Gate Bridge toting fortune cookies in my backpack, the wind whipping the hair islands encircling my ears and chilling the crown of my head. The elements were unkind to balding men like me. My bushy mustache warmed my upper lip, which didn’t require warming. I had hair everywhere but where I wanted it, where it would have benefited me in becoming a ladies’ man or even a man’s man. I was clownish. But I didn’t mind. I was in the business of making people laugh. I could usually detect the ones I had come for from across the bridge. Their silhouettes, alone and...

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