Alan's Short Stories

A Space in Time

Dusk descends across the Arizona desert. As the last vestiges of daylight begin to dissolve, warmth dissolves into the pavement of Interstate 10, which streaks west in chase of the sun. The asphalt begins to…

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ALAN’S ATTEMPT AT POETRY

But first, the back story. I lost my little sister in 1978 from a car accident. Tami was just 16 and was the passenger in a car as she was returning home from her first…

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LBJ AND THOSE DARN METS.

My cousin Chris and I had just finished a pop bottle run. We were now comfortably lounging on a stack of newspapers on the bottom shelf of the magazine rack at Hansen’s Variety Store.

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STOKER’S NIGHT IN HELL

Chelsea, England, July 1897 As for myself, I should have never written that infernal tale. At times, I fear God hath forsaken me for having unleashed that hellish beast into this world. The demon haunts…

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