Daniel Wilmar

Verge of leaving a foster child center.

Recent Stories

Published: Oct 08, 2020

He's a Screamer

He screamed today. At the top of his lungs. I mean it; he screamed today. One of those fits that you cannot predict or stop once it's begun. ...

Published: Sep 26, 2020

Caro-Kann

Daniel sat at the board waiting for his opponent. It was the final game of the day and he was playing black. His record would say he was ...

Published: Sep 08, 2020

What About the Rain

The rain fell. It had been falling for days. The drip off the roof sounded like a shower in progress. The gutters were tilted and the water rushed ...

Published: Sep 03, 2020

Happy Unpleasant Birthday

I was seventeen at the time, approaching eighteen, wondering if I would feel different, if anything would suddenly change to mark the passage of another year. Up to ...

Published: Sep 01, 2020

Joan and Avery

Joan was a lovely girl just admitted into the ward along with her younger sister. Both had fiery hair and orange complexions peppered with brown freckles. They smiled ...