Category Archives: Fiction

The Adventures of Mother Hood

We’ve been tracking her, but she remains at large. What makes her so difficult to nab is that she doesn’t have one identifying skill or MO.  Her crimes are varied, her operations covert. She’s extremely brilliant to have avoided detection … Continue reading

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I Am America and . . .

I am America, and I have lost my soul. I hid it under this bushel for safekeeping, but when evil sucked dry and despair rose, I went back to find it; and there was this gaping hole where a soul … Continue reading

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A Feeble Fable

I walked along the twisting path, a steep drop off on my right, a rocky wall on my left.  Every step was measured and sure to avoid the rocks and shards of pottery from discarded vessels, which held all manner … Continue reading

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Rockin’ Finch, Tweet, Tweet, Tweet

Sing along:  “He rocks in the tree tops all day long, Hoppin’ and a-boppin’ and singing his song; All the little birdies on Jaybird Street Love to hear the robin go tweet tweet tweet. Rockin’ robin, tweet tweet tweet, Rockin’ … Continue reading

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All Roads Lead to Seven

I was raised to believe that three plus four equals seven.  And even six plus one, and two plus five.  As I got older and studied more, it became clear to me that not only did twenty-eight divided by four … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life . . .

As I made the important decision this morning between Frosted Mini-wheats and egg and toast, you sobbed quietly in your hospital bed.  Your tiny wisp of a child died in the night—born early.  Your arms were empty. While I perused the … Continue reading

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God’s Little Helper

“If you confess your sins, I’ll be faithful and just to relate your sins and proclaim to all your unrighteousness.”  Mmm, something doesn’t sound quite right.  I should look that up. I could confess my own sins, but it would … Continue reading

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Communication is a Contact Sport

You think you know me. You know my name; you know my face, so you think you understand me, and you say, “I hear what you’re saying.” I say I’m cold; you think I need a sweatshirt, but I feel … Continue reading

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Bird Talk

“Alice, stop.  Stand still . . . There she is again with that black thing stuck in her face!  Think branch; be the branch, be the branch . . . Can’t you suck it in?  I told you to go easy … Continue reading

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How to Spend More Than You Make

Being rich is highly overrated.  Not everyone wants to be a millionaire (Cue music!).  There are a lot of us who are quite content to barely get by and whine.  Wealth is too much responsibility; and personally, I chafe at … Continue reading

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