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At Ninety-three Can I Tell You Something?
Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Essay » Author profile
I wrote this book to celebrate that I am ninety-three and am asking whether I can tell you something? I am not the last word in anything! However, you may find some of what I say interesting, indeed, even inspiring. Why don't you read my book, then decide for yourself. That's my picture on the front cover taken at age ninety-three.
The Stupid Mom
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » South Asian and Indian poetry
(5.00)
The last poem of the book on a mother is the title of the book. I have no shame in sharing with you that while writing the title poem, I wiped my tears at least four to five times and had to stop writing further many times. It is a tribute not only to my mother but to all the mothers for their unselfish sacrifice for their children.The book has another five poems. Hope you will like those as well.
Big Glass Door
You set the price! Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An old librarian tells the story of a a summer reading program that went wrong.
The Last Downtown Supermarket
Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The very young and the very old occupy special seats in the theater of life. Their perches are right next to the doors - the entrance for one and the exit for the other. It's a bond that they share. Sometimes, a person vacillates between the two chairs. On very rare occasions, such as in this tale, an individual can occupy both seats at the same time.
The Future A Priceless Gift To Live Through
Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Suddenly the twelve-year-old boy found himself in the Psychiatric Ward of a hospital at age 92. There was no easy explanation of what had happened. The doctor was pessimistic about restoring his memory, but even if she did, she would not be able to restore his life. Could anything be salvaged from this virtual tragedy?
A Festive Falling Out and other Christmas short stories
Price: Free! Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Christmas in Biddermouth On Sea never runs smoothly no matter how much the inhabitants plan otherwise. This year its' a burst pipe, a pantomime dilemma and a breast feeding riot.,
Through the Nose
Price: Free! Words: 320. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
There she was, a silent old woman sitting alone / Seeming as if for some sin she sought to atone / Her lungs filled by a transparent, synthetic hose / And long and laborious breaths through the nose
A Sign Of Sanity
Price: Free! Words: 11,400. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
A man sits alone in a bar, emptiness and regret fill his stomach. When a younger counterpart enters, two generations collide, and we begin to see a change in this man's path of which he sadly walks. A short story about what life holds, and if our losses and mistakes are really our troubles or our triumphs.
Reflections
Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short story. 2,300 words, 10 pages approx. When Charles Lawson, formerly the notorious heroin dealer known as 'God' is released from jail, he lives quietly with his cats until old age forces him into a home for the elderly. There, he reflects on his life and, as he dies peacefully, imagines he is reunited with his wife Angela, who passed over some years before him. Short story, 2,300 wds 10 pages.
The Cull
Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00)
An anonymous author has posted a manifesto calling for the worldwide elimination of the unproductive elderly. The aim is to improve the human race, physically and more importantly, economically. It goes viral and makes such logical sense that seniors world wide act on it, almost to the point of being a fad. Some of the posh retirement community of Harbor Trace join the tide.