William McCauley’s stories have appeared in Confrontation and the anthology From the Center of the Earth. His novel, Turning Over, was published by The Permanent Press in 1998.
Sep 01 2000
Mister Henry's Trousers
Hearing the Honda in the valley, he pushed himself to his feet, paused to let his belly receive the pain, then moved stiffly across the dirt yard to the wrought-iron gate. From there he watched the young white man drive the Honda through the stand of tamarind trees on the brow of the hill and bounce along the dusty trail toward him.