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Chapter 1. Rise

R.E.I.G.N Chapter 1. Rise The first thing that hits me was the scent of rubbing alcohol and as I started to come to, my eyes fluttering open, I also...

The Robber And The Three Boxes

Long ago a man who was a robber came home to his wife, looking disturbed and unhappy. "Why, husband", she asked him, "What has happened to you?". "I...

To Place a Rose in Winter

The chill wind blows...

Postcards

Who taught you that to ignore is worth a merit badge shiny bright and blue. I have watched people falling apart – hitting the floor their saliva...
Cherry

Antecedents

I was born on the Fourth of March, a time of year in Buffalo, N.Y. when Winter still locks the area in its icy grip. Spring always seemed a long time...
Cherry

A fisherman's tale

A dialogue. Warning: long vehicle.

I do not like ice

I do not like ice. It's not very nice; it's not very nice at all. I slip and I slide when it's icy outside and, upon my backside, I fall. Oh, I know...
Cherry

"Goblin Gold"

(or 'Schistostega pennata' ) A disused rabbit hole – what will it hold? about a foot inside, maybe some – goblin gold! In semi-darkness, shines a...

∫i First moves

The perfect game in Chess would be that of the best first move answered by the best move, replied again by best and then the best once more. The age...

Star from afar (Song)

1. Star from afar through the night, you come travelling just like a javelin thrown through space. 2. Star from afar your whole journey is humbling;...

Snow.

Snow. * Snow, how I hate IT! * Snow, great If I’m inside and at home I don’t mind IT! * Snow, I like it on the first day, looking SO Pure I could...

Cardonald Frost

Two am nothing stirs, scampering fox dreams huddled warm underground

THE BEST CHRISTMAS MOVIES EVER – ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS

Katherine (Briana Evigan) is a Royal Princess and is in New York just before Christmas for a series of official engagements. But she just wants an hour to herself out of her busy schedule to visit an art exhibition.

Tales from the Finchbottom Vale – (39) Christmas Miracles (Part 03)

The snow was falling thick and fast and the wind was blowing it straight at him as he trudged up the hill, so discretion being the better part of valour, he decided to take refuge in the Church of Saint Jane Frances de Chantal.

Lenin on Loons

Three times I blink. I’m in my old high school, sitting on a cream couch in the Assembly Hall that bisects block B and block C. Somebody blares Marc...

Firstnet

Even though he was on time, he still hurried as though he was late, worried that for once, his train might leave early. He always seemed to be...

All Through The Long, Cold Winter (Seasonal Folk Song)

1. All through the long, cold winter, the little robin strives; all through the long, cold winter somehow his song survives. Although the weathers...

Scorned Invites

He invited his ‘friends’ to the party, and then prepared it all. When everything was ready, he sent the usual call – but they didn’t feel like going...

THE BEST CHRISTMAS MOVIES EVER – A HORSE TALE

Michael Thompson (Patrick Muldoon) is an uptight city accountant who is struggling to raise his teenage daughter Chloe (Mandalynn Carlson) all on his own after his wife’s tragic death.

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