Short Stories and Poems


Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it; Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.

– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Short Stories

The Inner FireA criminal night adrift in a wildfire.
Evening CodaTone piece for a rainy night.
Chipman Inn GossipOh the people you’ll meet.
The Forever PrincipleFame, athlete, corruption.
The Stars Beyond MidnightAn end or beginning?
Fable of the Diamond DoveMorality tale.
Journey Through Night Part 1 A sci-fi mystery in a time of war.
Journey Through Night Part IINew tensions and mysteries.
The AuctionA life is dismantled.
Strange Seasons of the WellspringFour unique stories.


Mother Love
Voodoo Peony
Winter Driving
Winter Beach
History in Yellow
Humpty Trumpty  – A political satire piece 
Imagine We Are the Last
A Silence of Thunder
The Mermaid

Poems read at the Columbus Arts Festival 2022

My Evening Star
To know Faith
Lanterns Ignite