Stories tagged “folk”

  • Moonlit Hamlet

    By day the little town of Hamlet was full of small town folk doing small town things. Three old men sat in front of Lucy’s Diner and reminisced. Four ladies gossiped in Cherie’s Salon. And the mayor’s son got out of another day of det...

  • Following the Witch

    She stood staring at the two quaking teens. Her posture may have been stooped, but her countenance demanded respect. The two teens stood up slowly, wide eyes riveted on her. “You seek Mama Maggie.” It was a statement, not a question. JoAnn ...

  • The Prophecy

    “W-well,” JoAnn’s mouth was dry. She swallowed and started again. “I made a mistake. I heard you might help me, uh, erase the past.” “Child, I cannot turn back time.” “No. I mean, I think I’m pregna...

  • Out of The Woods?

    Cal and JoAnn were completely out of breath when they made it out of the woods somewhere on old Blue Hickory road. The pavement provided them a river of calm and safety. They stooped over, hands on knees, panting. “So,” Cal swallowed, his m...

  • An Irish Drinking Song (Mature)

    An attempt at the traditional Irish folk song: My father told me “my son when you’re a man, Work all your life and love your wife and do the best you can.” So I packed my bags and waved goodbye and headed out to sea And then I drank till I emptie...

    • Author: Osiris
    • Posted over 5 years ago.