Short Stories and Poems

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The Inner Fire                       Short Story          Hard choices in the face of a wildfire.

Evening Coda                        Short Story         Tone piece for a rainy night.

Chipman Inn Gossip                Short Story         Oh the people you’ll meet.

The Forever Principle              Short Story         Fame, athlete, corruption.

Apprentice                              Poem

Mother Love                            Poem

Sidewalk                                 Poem

Voodoo Peony                          Poem

The Stars Beyond Midnight       Short Story     An end or beginning?

Fable of the Diamond Dove      Short Story     Morality tale.

Journey Through Night Part 1   Short Story    A sci-fi mystery in a time of war. 

Journey Through Night Part II   Short Story    New tensions and mysteries.

The Auction                          Short Story    A life is dismantled.

Strange Seasons of the Wellspring   Short Story    Four unique stories.

Web of Wyrd (Part 1 of 4) A Fateful Visit  Short Story   Norwegian spies WWII.

Web of Wyrd (Part 2 of 4) Path of Choices Short Story   Danger closes in on Norill.

Web of Wyrd (Part 3 of 4) Agents of the Fifth Column  A trap is being laid for Norill. 

Winter Driving    Poem

Gathering    Poem

Wind    Poem

Winter Beach   Poem

History in Yellow   Poem