Paul Ruth

Short Fiction

Brian's House

Aaron cares for much less than hope could ask for. There is a leash tugging a collar of a tag with his name on it. There are the subtle communications he gives with a pull to keep me keeping up with... [+]

Qualified Button Fiction Spring 2019
Short Fiction

A Soft Smile

I was twelve and eyeing the first girl I ever loved from the sway of a schoolyard swing set. She was a the girl that wore dresses and looked good in them, never letting them hold her back from playing... [+]

Qualified Set Stories Free 2018