Lyrical Ramblings

      Stacy Stutz
Lyrical Ramblings

Poetry is for the young, the foolish – the idealistic among each generation. Poetry is for the old, the wise – the realist of past generations. Poetry is the songs of our souls.John Elderberry thought he knew who he was and where he came from... until he found himself lost in a town that should not be. Monsters may snarl or smile, but all of them seek whom they may devour. John fights for his life but is losing his mind and soul. He realizes that dying within would be a fate worse than death. He must survive... even if he must perish.
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    Impromptu Séance

      Stacy Stutz
Impromptu Séance

Impromptu Séance is the third short story in the “Odd Socks” series. A slightly bored group of girls have grown tired of telling “normal” campfire ghost stories and decided to pull back the veil, to call a ghost of their very own.There was a time when writing a short story was an art form. The novella reigned queen and “novels” were published in serial form. Books were expensive back then, but the printing of pamphlets was cheap enough to mass-produce. Many of our most beloved classic authors flourished under these circumstances.What was old is new again. Today, the ability to read in digital format is becoming ubiquitous. eReaders are more affordable and other devices such as smart phones are now commonly used as readers, too. However, books in eFormat are steadily becoming more expensive. Perhaps it is time to walk in the footsteps of the masters. Impromptu Séance is the third short story in the “Odd Socks” series. A slightly bored group of girls have grown tired of telling “normal” campfire ghost stories and decided to pull back the veil, to call a ghost of their very own.
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    Odd Socks: Go To Sleepy Little Baby

      Stacy Stutz
Odd Socks: Go To Sleepy Little Baby

Go to Sleepy Little Baby is the second short story in the Odd Socks series of “ePamphlets.” Lilah is what some would generously call, “unbalanced.” She’s reliant on routine and little orange pills to maintain control. Compliance is mandatory and the scales slip precariously when life’s reality interrupts.There was a time when writing a short story was an art form. The novella reigned queen and “novels” were published in serial form. Books were expensive back then, but the printing of pamphlets was cheap enough to mass-produce. Many of our most beloved classic authors flourished under these circumstances.What was old is new again. Today, the ability to read in digital format is becoming ubiquitous. eReaders are more affordable and other devices such as smart phones are now commonly used as readers, too. However, books in eFormat are steadily becoming more expensive. Perhaps it is time to walk in the footsteps of the masters. Go to Sleepy Little Baby is the second short story in the Odd Socks series of “ePamphlets.” Lilah is what some would generously call, “unbalanced.” She’s reliant on routine and little orange pills to maintain control. Compliance is mandatory and the scales slip precariously when life’s reality interrupts.
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