Tag Archives: Short Story

Stone Portrait

I shot this during my outing last weekend. It’s actually naturally lit, although it sort of looks like flash. There’s something a bit off about this, too, I find. Kind of creepy, really. I like it, but you might not … Continue reading

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Here she comes, don’t turn around…

Take a look at the faces of the three ornaments and consider this: The two in front are caddie, small minded girls who dislike the one in the back. She’s new, you see, and they don’t care for new people. … Continue reading

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Violet in the corner again

I literally spun this one off in the last 45 minutes, without any idea what I was going to write about before I started. Hope you like it. “Violet,” I call over to her. Her name is Violet. Crazy Violet, … Continue reading

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I once wrote a poem about a puppet

Just whipped this up over the last hour out of nowhere…. Very rough draft… “I once wrote a poem about a puppet,” Jeremy says, eyes bright with excitement. Mister Metcalf half glances up from the résumé, spectacles dangling on the … Continue reading

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There was a magnificent castle with a scary and dark dungeon

Casa Loma, Toronto | Taken with cell phone camera “So what do you want to write about, sweetie?” says dad, as he pulls a sheet of 8 ½ x 11 out of his desk drawer and slides it into the … Continue reading

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The Department of Unnecessary Disruption showed up last night

The department of unnecessary disruption showed up last night. At my front door. Late. I was asleep. Alone. I heard them kick it in, the front door. I told myself not to be afraid. Like the sureness of a setting … Continue reading

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Tombstones in black & white

Gotta admit, I’m really pleased with this shot. It took a lot of time for me to get the composition correct at the scene. For me, I tend to look at the placement of the subjects in the photo and … Continue reading

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Someone’s moved into #4

Someone’s moved into #4. It’s a young woman. She moved in a week back now – to #4. I watched from my window. It was snowing that day. Not heavy, just light. A rough looking white cube van pulled up. … Continue reading

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