Tis Pity He's a Writer

Richard Daybell – Novels, stories and short humor

All Day, All Night Marianne, Part I: Roberto’s Dilemma

Toussaint conned his small motorboat to the empty spot at the pier, near where Roberto lolled, dangling his big bare feet in the warm water. The boat, like Toussaint’s shirt … Continue reading

March 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Island in the Sun – Conclusion

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

January 16, 2017 · 1 Comment

Island in the Sun

Part I “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 … Continue reading

January 16, 2017 · Leave a comment