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Missed Chances — a short story

July 28, 2019


There are joys that long to be ours. God sends ten thousand truths which come about us like birds seeking inlet; but we are shut up to them, and so they bring us nothing, but sit and sing awhile upon the roof, and then fly away. — Henry Ward Beecher “Are you okay?” “I’m … […]

Phone Call — a short story

May 8, 2014


*ring-ring* “Hello?” “James?” “Yes?” “James, this is Death calling.” “Who?” “Death.” “You mean the guy in the hooded robe, holding a sickle?” “Yes.” “Okaaay… And what can I do for you?” “I have come to claim you.” “What, over the phone?” “I need your address.” “Well, um, listen, I’m kinda busy right now. Could you […]