Michael Lee Smith


Michael Lee Smith is a Punatic (a happy, harmless lunatic living in the Puna District of the Big Island, Hawaii.) He’s a musician & writer & innkeeper who enjoys life with his wife, 3 dogs, 1 cat, 2 parrots, numerous chickens & fish.

Credentials? His ancestors scratched crude communication on cave walls with sharpened sticks. Beyond that, short stories & essays published in several literary magazines & e-zines. Recently one of his stories, Modern Science Has Yet To Find A Cure was included in So It Goes, A Tribute To Kurt Vonnegut, www.perpetualpublishing.com Aloha

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Zipperful Of Hair -- Short Stories by Michael Lee Smith
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 22,790. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"Would those who believe in telekinetics please raise my hand?" -Kurt Vonnegut Seriously whimsical short stories that are guaranteed to surprise you in the end. Stories: Darwin’s Lexus LS 400, Urinal/Put to Dubious Use by the Dwarf, Goosing Demons, Fat Trout Chorus, The Fun House Mirror’s Origins Are Obscure & Not Easily Researched, My Testicles Are De Happy Color Of De Cocoa Bean & more -
Clearer Daze
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 66,670. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Set in Hawaii, fallen rock star Mickey Constant‘s past bout with fame, fortune, & lust has produced more than his depression and frequent trips to asylums—this trip he is confronted by three defiant, grandiose, confusing patients with whom he will form a reluctant bond. Their “insanity” will become logical & in the end they will offer him (& him them) another shot at a life with meaning.
Punatic -- One Wild Hawaiian Night
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 53,680. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Set in Hawaii, Punatic is a quirky story reflecting today’s romantic realism -- more open & diverse sexualities, role exploration, & contortions -- emphasizing the redemptive power of love while illuminating some of the mysteries & traditions of the “real” Hawaii. His name is Billy. Her name is Lani. Her dog: Don Ho. The Menehune, or dwarf who will change their life forever: King Nawao.

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