Found: Box of Trilogy

Imagine my joy at finding this somewhat nondescript box on my doorstep this evening. Why such happiness you ask? Well, let’s open it and see. Hmm. Looks like a stack of manuscripts from Staples Copy and Print nicely shrink-wrapped, which, after I pull the plastic, reveals . . . My trilogy, A Triad of Song!…

The Cold War Kid Series

I know I am dating myself but I grew up during the Cold War, that notorious era when the threat of immediate and total annihilation of the human species hung over our collective heads like a mushroom cloud. Such a threatened existence had a profound effect on me. While in high school I began to…

A Short Short Story

Once upon a time, a small-framed man climbed the highest tree and bragged that he was taller than everything. The sun above beat down upon him until he began to sweat and his perch grew slick. He slipped and fell. Now he is even shorter. The moral? A higher perch does not always provide greater…

Of Further Journeys to Canterbury: The Borrower and His Tale

The Borrower and His Tale (eBook .pdf)   When we had been a day upon the Canterbury way And would reach our bourne on a swiftly approaching day, A strange sort of fellow joined our lot, His reason for coming, “Better late than not.”   I say he was strange from some distinctive traits Attributed…

An Addendum to Chaucer (BULLETIN)

One project I had in high school was to create a character who was a part of Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales. I recently discovered the story I wrote in the style of that time for this assignment. Next week I will introduce you to the Borrower. Stay tuned!

Gift of Light

Ahh! There it was. The planet Earth. Rising out of the dark reaches of space to meet him, its beauty breaking forth, unsurpassed by any other. How, then, could such beauty hold so much pain? Oh, it was a great pain. A pain so strong and piercing, it guided him to its source as an…