. . .boy loses duck, boy finds girl. At Disney World, Paul is picked up by a five-foot duck named Huey. Duckness proves to be skin deep, however, for Huey … Continue reading
I fell in love with Marietta that week. Marietta was beautiful, sensitive, vulnerable. Her silken hair wafted in an eternal breeze. Her diaphanous gowns clung to her supple torso. She … Continue reading
. . . conquests, failures, foibles – these are the elements of calypso, the stories in song that personify the islands of the West Indies. Calypso: Stories of the Caribbean … Continue reading
Read Part One Several days passed before the bulldozer arrived. During that time, Santo kept a constant vigil at the olive tree. During the day, tourists passing by would sometimes … Continue reading
A Bird Round the Neck Is Worth Two in the Bush — a cautionary tale for those who would meddle with wildlife. Read on.
“Have sense, Santo,” said Max-Anthony, the engineer. “You are only delaying the inevitable.” “It is inevitable that my tree should grow,” answered Santo, refusing to budge from where he stood … Continue reading