Modest Super Hero

"Are you a superhero?" the snotty boy with a thin film of dayglo popsicle on his face, asks. He was asking the man in the dandyish Edwardian suit of shades of blue plaid with skinny pants and mirror polished, brown leather shoes. "It all depends," the dandy answers. "On what?" the boy asks, one finger…Read more Modest Super Hero


Stumbling, stepping out of bed, the hotel's by the sea but for a moment, he thinks he's adrift. A day at the races and one more to go, he dresses hurriedly, in the dark, styled by Ray Charles, he imagines. He's chosen best dressed, very stylish, they say. Crazy, he thinks.