Category: Short Story

The Hand Of Fate

The letter arrives in a nondescript parchment envelope, with the words- You’ve Won! where the return address should be. Ravinia has never won anything in her life. She almost throws it away, assuming it’s junk mail. ‘Doesn’t hurt to look,’ she thinks. Inside- a…

Singing Lessons

Natty loved to sing. She wasn’t any good at it, but she sang anyway. When she was younger, her grandmother told her “Sing the words in your normal voice child. You’ll get it someday.” Her grandma ought to know;she was a blues singer in…

The Locket

It is not the type of jewelry that normally attracts her. Placed in the corner of the glass case, treated as nothing more than a brassy trinket, there is an ethereal quality to the piece that catches her eye and holds her, spellbound. “May…

If Books Could Tell Their Story

Being a writer and a lover of words, it’s no surprise I am a collector of books. Old books, new books, spiritual books, cookbooks, fiction, non fiction,reference,picture books. In essence, I love them all.

Fade To Grey

It’s amazing how what appears to be the most insignificant moments turn out to be life changing. A series of unconnected events which catapult you into a new, unexplored existence. All it took was reading one entry in a journal from 30 years ago:…

The Last Joke’s On Me

I suppose even the most perfect of fathers have their faults. When I was a child, I couldn’t get enough of the TV show “Leave It To Beaver”. Not having a father, I hoped there were profound words of wisdom I could glean from Ward…

Profound Beauty

Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.” -Euripides Last night, we had dinner with old friends we hadn’t seen in a while. She: A beautiful, boisterous woman who speaks her mind, regardless of who is in the room. Amazing conversationalist….

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