Category Archives: Short Stories

Elmo’s Hint

In case you missed it, my story Elmo’s Hint is part of the 5A Story Contest Ashley and I organized.

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Numbers

     All the babies were crying. Alyssa had worked at the hospital for a long time and this had never happened.      It started with number 12. He was generally an unruly child, prone to tantrums and moods so the sound of … Continue reading

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Leaving

     He held the door.      “Leave already!” Todd said.      Clarissa was shifting from one foot to the other as she fondled a ceramic panda. She put the panda down and turned to the door. Adjusting the bag slung over her shoulder, … Continue reading

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The Optimist – A Simple Story

There was once a middle-aged man with a large golden bald spot peeking out of his grey hair. He called it his “mind’s egg,” let people rub it for good luck and joked about its sheen. He was an extreme … Continue reading

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three short narratives

Randy jumped aboard a passing train and traded for a guitar with no strap. His hands were full. Lights out in the straw-cavern, he supposed and passed out. Guitar by his side. In the windy night, the wind plucked a … Continue reading

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