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Bobbie…and the vet.

I went to the vet by myself.  I know that’s hard to believe but I said, “Doc, I hear a bell ringing day and night, I think I have tinnitus.  It’s driving me crazy.  I only hear it when I … Continue reading

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Maggie and the bot…

“What are you?” “A girl.” “Where are you from?” “New York.” “Where’s that?” “I’m not sure where it is from here.” “Oh.” “It’s on earth.” “What’s earth?” “Earth is a planet on the end of a spiral arm of the … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and Company…a short story…for Becky, at PLATFORM NUMBER 4, who suggested I write something about this.

“Ms Beach, I’d like to work for you.” “Well, that’s very nice, I’m sure, but I can’t afford to hire anyone.” “I’ll work for books and maybe a sandwich, now and then.” “Oh, my dear.  I couldn’t let you do … Continue reading

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First Snow…

When the first flakes of winter snow begin to fall, everyone dons their most colorful coat and grabs their drums and horns, their tambourines and bells, and head to the forest.  The dance begins at the tree line, where one … Continue reading

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A wise and ancient fish…

“How can I help you, child?” asked the fish. “The world is falling apart and I don’t know how to stop it.” “Well, I’d ask you to join us, but the humans are killing us.  Besides, you can’t breath underwater … Continue reading

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Winter…a short story

“It’s hard to see you,” she said, looking up at the man. “You kind of disappear, at least parts of you do.” “You’re not supposed to be able to see me,” he said, smiling at her. “Oh,” she said, looking … Continue reading

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William…short story

“Hello?” said William. “Hello,” said the wolf. “Are you lost?” “No, but thank you for asking.” “You’re welcome.” “Do you know who I am?” “No.  But my name is William.  You can call me Will, if you like.” “My name … Continue reading

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