Category Archives: fiction

Old Cat

In haiku an old cat is a often a signifier of the season of autumn. Another theme that I have seen elsewhere (though I can’t remember where!) is the the idea of the importance of temporality, and this haiku tries … Continue reading

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Crossing Over

This is in response to Six Word Challenge “Don’t look down!” Pulsating, he teetered.

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The Long Cut

This assignment is in response to Point of View, Writing101   I WAS sitting there waiting on Stavros when I heard her screaming something out of a window towards her back garden. Couldn’t hear what she said, but it sure was … Continue reading

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Snow, White, and the Psychotic Captain

The assignment is in response to Freewriting, Writing101.   I’ve written before about the empty white space, about the fear of bespoiling it. It’s a perfect landscape of freshness, unadulterated, clean. When you wake up, look out the window at … Continue reading

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In The Garden

This assignment is in response to Style, Writing101   AND it came to pass that he walked in the gardens many hours, and came upon the reptile house. And once inside the house, he looked upon the contents therein, and … Continue reading

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