Category Archives: Shorter Stories

Parallel Life #137

There is a strange eye thing that happens when you wake up. Sort of like an old film. A pinpoint of focus in the middle of the frame, gradually growing until it takes up the full screen. It was this … Continue reading

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Parallel Life #75

  I wake up on my back and adjusted my shoulders slightly to get the feel of the bed. It isn’t a bed I am familiar with. However, I consider it best to just familiarize myself slowly with my surroundings, … Continue reading

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Dear Henry

This was a submission for a local literary magazine. * * * * * Dear Henry, Carol is dead. I have thought long and hard how to tell you the news, or even if I should tell you the news. … Continue reading

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Shorter Story: The One

Doug Dough was by no means trying to avoid his wife.  It was simply that his job, selling microwavable plates, was sucking a bit more of his soul than usual.  Plus it was Friday.  Plus it was paycheck day.  Plus … Continue reading

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