Stories

Inner Peace In Schools

Inner Peace In Schools

I was recently contacted by a high school in Baltimore for permission to use some of my short stories in their school curriculum. They had already been studying the stories for inner peace in a Language Arts Class and wanted permission to use the stories in their curriculum handbook. Of course I said yes, and I thought I would share one with you too…

Sunday Short Story - The Simple Bird

Sunday Short Story - The Simple Bird

A bird was flying across the sky. It landed on a lawn. The air was fresh, the breeze was light, and the sun was cool. The bird noticed someone crying in the distance, sitting on a lawn chair outside of a house.

When the crying had finished, the bird flew over to the person, who now looked corpse-like on the chair.

"What's happened?" chirped the bird.

"I'm not sure if I'll ever get the job I want," said the person, with a tone of resignation.

Beware Of The Clone Life

Beware Of The Clone Life

“It’s a miserable day, isn’t it?” he said. I looked outside and it was raining. It was not miserable. He was miserable.

“Bloody rain,” he said. How are we gonna go out in this weather?”

We had planned to ride our bikes. The forecast had said it was sunny, and he always trusted the forecasts...

The Happiness Sauce

The Happiness Sauce

When I walked into the restaurant that day, I had no idea what I was in for. Life, for me, had become a dull blur. Always the next thing to do, then the next thing, then the next thing. Life had become dead. It had even become normal, so that I was used to a certain numbness, a certain postponing of death until it was finally all over...