Short Stories

The Room Where Bo was the Devil

“Christ’s Home for Children” certainly sounds like the ideal place for the orphaned and abandoned. But as Lisa soon finds out, Sister Slade and the rest of the nuns are harboring a dark secret on the top floor of the home. Lisa loves a challenge and a mystery, so one night she sneaks up to the locked room to find out what exactly is going on. What she discovers there changes her forever.

Published by The Head and Hand Press

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Motherbone and Koi

Motherbone has an important job—feeding koi in her magical pond. Sometimes, she feeds the koi humility. Other times, they suckle on humor. On holidays, she spills gratitude with flecks of tranquility into one lucky koi’s kisser. When Motherbone’s work is comprised by a stubborn goat, she learns a powerful lesson about determination.

Published by Apiary Magazine.

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Sattie’s Rock

Sattie was born near a giant monolith, a tombstone-like protrusion awkwardly situated in a dandelion-ghost field. Her mother, a wild lady, spewed her violently from the womb, and when Baby Sattie hit her head against the rock, the harsh moment knocked comfort and habit into her all at once.

Published by Apiary Magazine.

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