Cherrypicked stories

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Internet Publishing

Creative writing can often be therapeutic, to sort out confusion and regain mental balance and deliberately create a positive attitude. The following...
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The Not-So Green Man

One night I saw his silhouette. The moon and its canopy of stars illuminated his face. The tree had become a Not-So Green Man.
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Dreams of Rain

A wind-swept, seeping rain dances on bedroom windows, houses opposite obscured – streets are empty, twilight gloom broken by neon street lamps –...
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WebWorld (2.7)

Pitch black. There was a hollow in the hillside, just off the road, and in this spot, it was pitch black. I couldn’t see Zara, not even the outline...
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My Other Half

Half my body is clean and pristine, the rest is pretty much gunk. The left side is the good bit but it wouldn’t matter which side was which; it could...
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Compelling Dream

Light again my dreams, even better than the night before, but now sadly continues to fade like burning embers that once crackled, now dispersing as...
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WebWorld (2.6)

“Zara…” “Nate…” I was having some trouble getting my bearings here. We’d just crashed. The windshield was shattered, I could taste blood, and my neck...
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The wasp (an excerpt from the next Crowe investigation) 2021

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One It was a Tuesday afternoon towards the end of August when the wasp came in to die. Its stuttered descent, like a downed spitfire, made Pius John...
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In Pursuit Of United States

Esteemed philosopher/auteur Allan Konigsberg made the observation that a man who wanted to be ridden like a horse was a pervert until he met a woman...
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J’ai dormi sous l’eau

Waiting has its own tides and I have slept beneath the sea, playfully pulled away from shore to wide, shifting fields of spray shattered, broken,...
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Ukulele Lesson 5

The Tiger Mother softens, I get to play my first tune, and a cat gets to surrender one of its eight lives, apparently.
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Notes by Menelaus on Helen’s Abduction

Menelaus receives a call from Helen
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Maria's Diary 37

Chapter 37 Father and Friend! Thy light, Thy love Beaming through all Thy works we see; Thy glory gilds the heavens above, And all the earth is full...
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Ukulele Lesson 4

The one where I mistake the Tiger Mother's offer for an act of generosity and I learn the meaning of the word maladroit.
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There Will Be Dust (A Wedding Feast)

Going to a wedding tomorrow... Every gets soppy, even me. Image free for non-c use source: clipart.com
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WebWorld (2.5)

Sunset turned to night. Darkness made all the difference. We were driving through an eerie world of invisibility. A darker world than we were...
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Craven Gets Flashed 30

At the coffee shop counter Detective Raven Stranger poked his egg yolks with a fork and screamed. “Aaarrggh!” “You sure are mad at those eggs,” said...
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Corona Log Entry- July 28,2021

Corona Log Entry July 28, 2021 It is a beautiful, sunny day here in Western New York State. The temperature hovers in the high seventies (F). We had...

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