Short Stories

Short stories for the online edition of Dispatches.


Cora: Summer Wind
December 12th was Francis Albert Sinatra's birthday, a day that in my opinion should be declared a national holiday. I thought that it would be a nice tribute if I did a bit of YouTube research and posted my three favorite Sinatra songs to my Facebook page. I had posted the first two and while I was copying number three I began to think about... Cora.


The Funeral

We drove past a line of people that stretched down the block, past the parking lot, and around the corner. A little boy pointed at us. "There they are!" 

A dozen sets of eyes turned toward us.

I shrank back from the window into the relative privacy of the backseat. "Who are they?"