Holidays stories, books, poems, and more

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A gunman distraught during the holidays over the loss of his son releases his anguish upon on a busy shopping center. Read More

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What really is the best holiday? Characters from Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas state their case to defend their given holidays. Read More
Seven years ago, Adam Clayton and his two brothers traveled from Ohio and discovered silver outside Carson City, Nevada. With his share, Adam purchased a horse ranch and built White Fir Lodge upon the land. Together with his lovely wife, Victoria, he has built a privileged life for them within… Read More
WEB OF TRADITIONS spans across subjects that keep our family together, love, dedication, support, peaceful tranquility is the goal. Read More
A family Thanksgiving dinner is crashed by a special guest. Read More

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I dedicate this poem to my late parents. Read More
Kind of a holiday song without a tune, this effort extols the excitement and angular virtues of irregularly-shaped and wrapped gifts, holding us in anticipatory thrall until the moment they may be unwrapped and our curiosity settled. A light, but hopefully fun poetic piece. Read More
Dedicated to Agnes M. Johnson (1948-2013) who passed away on March 6, 2013 Read More

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This travel story is true. It is not fantasy. Read More
Forget the fluffy, traditional stuff. What do you really know about Christmas? Read More

Book / Horror

September 24, 2021

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In the Canadian town of Bedford during the Christmas season in 1974, Jess and her friends are staying at the sorority house, unaware that a killer is on the loose. Is it Peter, Jess's angry musician boyfriend? Or another person intent on murder? The novel of the Bob Clark classic... Read More
Part 4 of the series of poems that deal with experiencing the summer holidays. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 11, 2021

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Brexit brings new rules Read More
With congress, it's business, just business! Read More
Christmas and the Pandemic, how it has changed us all! Read More
Dedicated to Agnes Johnson (1948-2013) who passed away on March 6, 2013 Read More

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The holidays look a little different this year Read More

Tags: holidays

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Returning home after the holidays, a mother sees her son off at the train station. They say their farewells, but not the things that matter most... Read More

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"A touching, well written, story. " Read More

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Tis the season Read More

Book / Fantasy

December 25, 2019

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A seasons gift of short stories to bring the spirit of the holiday into your loved one's hearts. Read More

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Dedicated to Agnes Johnson (1948-2013) who passed away on March 6, 2013. Read More
For those of us that happened to live from hand to mouth and have birthdays November thru January. Read More

Tags: gifts, money, holidays

Cover image: xandro-vandewalle-tcU33sA_FGE- unsplash Read More

Tags: water, holidays, river

Book / Fantasy

April 25, 2019

Heidi is a lovable person, hardly ever gets angry. But there are some things in life that can really hurt. Note: I started writing this story without knowing where it's going to lead me. Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 24, 2019

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How holiday eating feels to some of us, maybe. Meant for humorous intent. Read More

Tags: humor, food, holidays

Poem / Non-Fiction

December 31, 2018

Reads: 524

Comments: 1

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Tags: end, new, holidays, 2018, 2019

Short poem about holiday bonding. Read More
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