Sleepless in Seattle, I Don’t Think So….
Mar26

Sleepless in Seattle, I Don’t Think So….

Dateline: Seattle Washington March 26, 2106   Seattle Washington. The Bernie people are all over the downtown of Seattle, getting public hyped up to attend Bernie’s big presentation at Safeco Field tonight at seven. Washington is very much Bernie territory and all you have to do to find that out is go into any one of the many coffee shops and listen…. Seattle Washington. The Bernie people are all over the downtown of...

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Holy Moly, A Harvey Adventure, Short Story by James Strauss
Mar24

Holy Moly, A Harvey Adventure, Short Story by James Strauss

HOLY MOLY Short Story by James Strauss   The forest abided. The spring fed the stream that gushed downhill toward the lake with the gurgling sounds of coming warmth penetrating everything on both sides of it. The stream was the winding arterial graft that wrapped the heart of the forest in its continuous beating and eternally moving embrace. The snow was gone. Worms surfaced for whatever reason worms surface, and the crows fought for...

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Zack, a Short Story by James Strauss
Mar15

Zack, a Short Story by James Strauss

ZACK Short Story By J. Strauss   Zack prepared himself for the confrontation. Winter had been hard.  So very hard. He hadn’t really been ready for that kind of cold. He’d thought he was ready, but it was the wind off that lake that nearly did him in.  He’d been saved by the boathouse. But everything was over. The owner of the big house up at the end of the old runway, which led directly down to the boathouse, had come back...

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The Present, a Short Story
Dec26

The Present, a Short Story

The child who was not a child, crouched with his back to the warm window. It was below zero in Wisconsin, but not in the deep window well. A mouse looked up at him, it’s puzzled stare demonstrating no understanding, but also no willingness to back down. The child smiled. ……..

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