Short Story: The Greeter

Originally posted on pmc: observations and stories:
Recognizing the banality of one’s current life while harboring profound and cherished memories of infinite, eternal significance is what occupies the protagonist of this story.Revised 12/30/2019 to tighten the last story line and create a greater sense of ending. Charles had received the letter and the appreciation magnet from Always last Saturday.? Or was it Friday?? No, it… Continue reading Short Story: The Greeter

Short Story: The Bookmark

Originally posted on pmc: observations and stories:
Last revised 3/12/2020: Eliminated most free indirect speech (“erlebte Rede”) in the story which can – or is likely and intentionally meant to – confuse the reader. Got good feedback that it was too confusing, in some places unreadable. In my own defense, I like that particular style of narration because it casts doubt on the words actually… Continue reading Short Story: The Bookmark