Tag Archives: short story

RUMOUR HAS IT

The truth about Alice is that she was somewhat of an enigma since the last rays of an October’s sun cast a golden halo about her head not one moment, but two, after her arrival into the world. The newborn’s parents deemed the glowing … Continue reading

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OBJECT OF DESIRE

The night our relationship began was like any other August evening in the San Francisco Bay area. Foghorns droned. Seals arp-arped. A chill fog rolled over, under, and around the Golden Gate Bridge, spreading its misty fingers into the nooks … Continue reading

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WEDDING BELLS ARE GONNA CHIME

She said, “Yes!” Holy schlamoly! My baby girl is getting married! Where did the time go? It seems like only yesterday, uh, last week, last month a short while ago that I had been asked the same question –  This is where the picture gets all … Continue reading

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SUPER Duper short…

short story: Flying               Soaring

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2 A.M.

 Today’s writing challenge hosted by The Daily Post at WordPress.com  got my blog juices flowing. The prompt:  It’s 2AM and your phone has just buzzed you awake, filling the room in white-blue LED light. You have a message. It’s a photo. No … Continue reading

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MOTHER LOVE – a short story

Sweating and belching, the young mother rolls into the Emergency Room at precisely one minute before midnight. The attending physician’s eyebrows take on the appearance of his last patient’s electro-cardiogram just before she died. “What is it this time?” he … Continue reading

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