Category Archives: Katy Originals

Annie’s Escape

copyright 2018 Part II of “Annie’s Interrogation“ “Daddy, why isn’t Mummy coming to meet us?” “Mummy and Andrew were too badly hurt to come with us.” “What about Puffball?” “He stayed to protect Mummy and Andrew.” “Why didn’t we stay … Continue reading

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Annie’s Interrogation

copyright 2018 (companion short to No Fixed Address & Fixed No Fixed Address) They shoved her hard into the metal chair, cursing at her for failing to land properly on the seat as they pulled her handcuffed arms around the … Continue reading

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Fixed No Fixed Address

This is my annual Christmas story. For an earlier short in this universe, see No Fixed Address. Fixed No Fixed Address copyright 2018 Entre le bœuf et l’âne gris Dort, dort, dort le petit fils Mille anges divins, mille séraphins … Continue reading

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A Known Grave

copyright 2017 Two small graves, side by side, Alone amid the woods, Small crosses with painted names, All that marks whose final place This small patch of ground has become. So many dead had no graves, Their bodies left amid … Continue reading

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No Fixed Address

copyright 2017 “For the last time, ma’am, what is your name and address?” “What does it matter? I just need checked out. Isn’t this an emergency clinic?” “We still need your name and address for our records.” “Lots of displaced … Continue reading

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First Day of School

First Day of School copyright 2017 First day of school – Only one more child left, Entering tenth grade, Not exactly one for posing for photos. She humours her mother, Standing on the front step, Refusing to hold a sign, … Continue reading

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Windswept Harbour

copyright 2017 I look out over the windswept sea, Waves bobbing along toward the shore, Boats moving dauntingly across – Determined to reach their catch And then drag it home to us. The trees dance and the river roars, Freshwater … Continue reading

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