Category: Short Stories

The Stolen Pens

 The Stolen Pens alan w greenwood originally published in Grit magazine              MissMildred Perkins had taught third grade twenty five years at Herbert Hoover Grade School in Phil Mont, Texas. She had reached the grand old age of 50 years—half a century. 350 if you counted in dog years! And Miss Mildred Perkins marked her […]

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Alonzo’s Bosque

Alonzo’s Bosque             Alonzo surveyed his cabin, worried about the impending impression it would make on his returning family. He cursed, because he hated “putting on a dog and pony show” or bribing his kids and ex-wife to visit the farm. At the same time, he wouldn’t stoop to accepting pity just because he was […]

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