Today's Little Legend: The Old Man and His Birds is a very short story about some birds who find out that the old man who feeds them doesn't have anyone to spend Christmas with, and their attempts to get him to go to the Christmas party at a local church despite his apparent resistance. “What's that?” … Continue reading Little Legends #4.5 – The Old Man and His Birds [Christmas Special Issue!]
Today's Little Legend: Tommy Cat Gives the Tour features a country cat who has to move to the city, and her new friend who shows her around; it also guest stars many, many other friendly cats, and one kindly dog. She walked up to a nearby tree and began to climb up. “Is this a … Continue reading Little Legends #4 – Tommy Cat Gives the Tour
Today's Little Legend: The King's Apples is about the new apprentice of the King's orcharder, and a tree that grows golden apples. It's a sort of cross between a parable, allegory, and fairy tale, dealing primarily with pride, humility, and service. Sam gave the King the apple, and he used the knife to cut off … Continue reading Little Legends #3 – The King’s Apples
It was a fine afternoon. More precisely, it was a fine 6 o'clock p.m., and in light of recent events, Solomon Salamander had invited Tottles Toad to have tea with him that afternoon. They were both far from comfortable being alone for too long, in light of recent events, and Solomon thought that he would … Continue reading The Roaming Mole
An unearthly light filled the room. He chased after her, but his lungs were becoming raw and his legs were tired. She run ahead of him with the eagerness of a child have been away from home for too long.
As he began to count, memories flooded back to him. One, two, three… Ferris walked up to his mother, watching her skilled hands fluidly work on another tiny square in purple yarn. Just as soon, she was done, and she put the crochet hook and as-of-yet unfinished blanket back in its box. She had only … Continue reading Made of Good Days
A short story about nature and the artificiality of modern society. This is a real short one, which you could probably blaze through, but it loiters around in your mind for a while. Says what it needs to, ends, and leaves you thinking. A Sky in Black Sheets It was late. I ate an apple … Continue reading New Story: A Sky in Black Sheets