Tag Archives: Canada

Arrival

Arrival (copyright 2018) “What exactly is the point of all this, anyway?” Anastasia Donald asked herself this question many times. She was exhausted. She was lying on a cot in a daze, picking up one baby and putting the other … 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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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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Now What?

copyright 2017 After a long voyage, After losing everything, After risking my life to survive, Now what? After saying yes, After exchanging vows, After pinning my hopes to a stranger, Now what? After the ship sails, After the sun begins … Continue reading

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Blizzard Born

copyright 2016 It was a long night of waiting, Winter winds howling through the woods, Snow drifting up the door, And to just below the window’s ledge. They could not get outside, Except through that window, And when he had … Continue reading

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Meditations by a Grave

copyright 2016 I stand beside your grave today, Only a wooden cross to mark it, Amid many more, small and large, In the woods away from all we know. I fought for you, but I bury you instead. I stand … Continue reading

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Loyalties – Part 3

copyright 2016 Click Here for Part 1 & Part 2 Martha had been feeding Annie on the cabin’s front porch, rocking gently back and forth in the warm spring air. Aunt Julietta and Susan had brought the table outside to … Continue reading

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