Earwax

Sally’s husband had been having trouble with his ears of late. Sally had the sneaking feeling he had allowed the wax in his ears to build up on purpose.   “You see…”   “What?”   “The earwax is a metaphor for our relationship.”   “What?”   “A metaphor.”   “What?”   “For our inability…our unwillingness … Continue reading

Drinking Water (A Short Story)

The follow story comes from the book “Reejecttion”. The book is absolutely free. You can download it free:   On Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/reader/78743-reejecttion?return_to=%2Fbook%2Fshow%2F22874286-reejecttion   Or on Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/660776   The only thing he really liked about the man was his name—Lake Finnegan. For some reason, James associated the name with something out of a classic novel … Continue reading

What is Magical Realism?

In the midst of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s wonderful novel, “The General and his Labyrinth,” we get this wonderful passage about one of General Simon Bolivar’s greatest lovers: “…she traveled in a caravan worthy of Gypsies, with her trunks on the backs of a dozen mules, her immortal slave women, and eleven cats, six dogs, three … Continue reading