Short Stories from Postcard Poems and Prose

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How to Make a Mistake by Barry Charman

God made the world in six days, on the seventh he made a mistake. He had made man, and separated the sea from the sky. He had distinguished life from … Continue reading

November 29, 2013 · 4 Comments

***Contest Winner*** A Shot in the Light by Kathleen Cassen Mickelson

Mona picked up her boarding pass from the check-in kiosk, grabbed the handle on her green rolling duffle bag, and strode across the airy San Diego terminal. She admired the … Continue reading

November 27, 2013 · 15 Comments

Tempus Fudge-It by Robert Emmett

I have been waiting for this day forever. Not “forever”, I shouldn’t say that. I hate when words are used in a less than literal sense. I think that is … Continue reading

November 25, 2013 · 7 Comments

Chrysalis by Jennifer Courtney

Here I am. In a box. Well, part of me is in the box, part of me is in the bathtub, and the rest is in the stock pot boiling … Continue reading

November 23, 2013 · 6 Comments

A Staging by Bonnie Ditlevsen

I’ll be Oregon-bound, baby, once I sell this house. Once I sell this house and sign the papers and have a yard sale and pack up what’s too precious to … Continue reading

November 20, 2013 · 3 Comments