Category Archives: Short Fiction

The Very Tiny Man With The Big Chest of Medals – A Parable

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Paper planes and the coming Caliphate.

What do paper planes have to do with the coming Caliphate? Well, if you bear with me, watch the chalk board, I am going to blow your mind.

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THREE NEW VERY SHORT STORIES

EASTERNER I leave Kettle Cove, heading southwest beneath a cloudless sky. The sun is hovering over my shoulder. I’m on a port tack with a moderate easterly wind and rolling swells. I’m abreast Singing Beach when I see her heading … Continue reading

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MY SOCIALIST BAR MITZVAH

Fifty years ago, when the time came for my bar mitzvah, I was not given the opportunity to spout off from the bimah at the local synagogue like my contemporaries. My mother held that religion was the opiate of the … Continue reading

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PINCUS THE SHAMUS

Rabbi Moishe Hunter had habits one could count on. Every morning after spending precisely one hour on his treadmill and another quarter hour unwinding in a steaming shower, he’d wrestle a pair of blue jeans over his fifty-four inch girth, … Continue reading

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