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I have 40 stories published in 2 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 39467 times and 16 of my stories have been cherry picked.

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Donna Shepherd

My collections

My stories


Eulogy for Father

Father …. As you can see I have been coerced into presenting this eulogy to you on behalf of the family because quite frankly nobody else was prepared to do it!

"I wonder what Tina Smitherson is doing at this precise moment in time?"

A corner of a room is a misguided place to cower in. Bad move! Especially after you have just had chicken chow mein styled into your hair. You sit. Transfixed. You watch.

Tender is the breath of death

The balance is wrong It’s all out of sync I don’t know what to do? I don’t know what to think? Slowly so slowly It faded away Until all that was left Was this pale shade of grey?

The unmasking of another straw man

Does part of your confusion? Arise from the contusion? Of that kiss so lovingly wrapped inside a fist? Why hold back? What’s pain? Just black A void In which to switch


I cautiously peep out the bedroom window and immediately spy snow. More snow! Damn!