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Short Story Review: "The Last Triangle" by Jeffrey Ford

4 of 5 stars.

Drug addiction and withdrawal, with its mental and emotional peaks and valleys, filters this tale about an unknown other’s life-threatening reliance on magic. 164 more words

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Have you ever seen a ten-pin bowling pin? Well that just about describes the stature of Pat John McGivern to a tee, only he is a little wider around the midriff. 5,301 more words


A new story published by We Love Books & Company

Thanks to Ray Ortali for publishing my latest short story, Auntie Lovely Says Goodbye, in his eMagazine, We Love Books & Company, which you can download here.



“When the shells hit the zoo five-hundred exotic species spurted like awkward pollen and scattered all across the tan streets and plumbing-covered roofs of Baghdad. The leopards ran for the Tigris. 76 more words


Confusion Lost

The mind dwellers were talking. No, almost shouting. It was of the most crude kind, but they didn’t care. No one was there for them to care. 135 more words

A Taste of Music

Don’t over think this, I tell  myself while contemplating a response to my niece’s inquiry about my taste in music. She’s 12 and at an age where she’s developing her taste for many things, music being one of them. 1,499 more words


Going Home

It’s difficult to see in front of me, the heavy rains of monsoon season falling in sheets.  The road is muddy, my feet sticking each with each step.   626 more words