Tagged: work

short stories about feeling lost 0

Mute

Short Story I feel different lately. It feels like I never have time. I’ve always been busy, but I’ve always been productive. I don’t think the same anymore. I used to always have new...

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Mandy Knows – Part One

Mandy knew And she always did her best. The best that she could do. Thoughtful at school Kind on the playground Sat in the circle Sat on the ground. She sat crossed-legged Without a...

Elevator, fiction about business 2

Hot Air

Short Story   Getting ahead in business, Jayson had been told many times, meant thinking fast and seizing opportunities. So when he, a lowly IT support techie, spied the Company’s President stepping into an elevator...

industrial construction site with trucks and shipping containers 0

Esperanto

Chapter 2: Augusto is making an effort not to walk too eagerly towards the supervisor’s shed. He has long ago learned that general disinterest and ennui are the uniform of dock servicemen and failing...

New York City areal night view 0

Esperanto

Short Story “…te amo como se aman ciertas cosas oscuras, secretamente, entre la sombra y el alma.” Pablo Neruda Part I: Silencio Chapter 1 As you emerge from sleep, nothing is yet. Atoms hastily...

old boat with finish net on the shore 0

Faith Amidst Doubt?

Haibun Simon said in reply, “Master, we have worked hard all night and have caught nothing, but at your command I will lower the nets.” Luke 5:5, New American Bible   How did you...

Contemporary Poem 2

Work

Contemporary Poem   I need to go to sleep. I’ve got things to do tomorrow, Things. Always things. I have a tiny baby to hold and prayer cards to laminate for a grieving family...

short story about drinking 0

Kronos Got Drunk – Part One

Short Story Time is inconsiderate. I had been staring at my computer screen for three hours. I hated everything. “Time is inconsiderate.” I mouthed the words slowly. A wonderful place to start, if I...