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Lighting a Continent the World Views as Dark

10/06/2015

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Solar Power, Louise Falcon

Chrycka Harper, Poet & Literary Critic Last Modified: 11:02 a.m. EST, 10 June 2015 “And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven give light upon the earth: and it was so.” ~ Genesis 1:15 KJV Location: USA Conquest Space Station Time: Unknown Year: 2050 Mae finishes the day’s responsibilities at the […]

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The Answer is Behind Every Door

22/01/2015

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Miao Shaman, China, Photo by Ruro Photography

Author Unknown Last Modified: 16:35 p.m. DST, 22 January 2015 There is an old Chinese tale about a woman whose only son died. In her grief, she went to the holy man and asked, “What prayers, what magical incantations do you have to bring my son back to life?” Instead of sending her away or […]

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Greed is the Hardest Task Master

21/08/2014

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Gangajalis, Photo by Ursula

Author Unknown Last Modified: 19:07 p.m. DST, 21 August 2014 Long ago there lived in Northern India a merchant whose wife had died and who went daily from his lonely house in the foothills to the town below, for buying and selling. “I must have a holiday,” he said to himself one day, and he […]

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He is the Robin to his Batman

17/06/2014

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Cesare and Rose Lazzaro

Anonymous Author Last Modified: 16:06 p.m. EDT, 17 June 2014 A farmer had some puppies he needed to sell. He painted a sign advertising the 4 pups and set about nailing it to a post on the edge of his yard. As he was driving the last nail into the post, he felt a tug […]

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If Wishes Were Horses and Envy Complete

11/05/2014

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Duddo Stone Circle, Photo by Richard Goddard

Anonymous Author Last Modified: 10:19 a.m. EDT, 11 May 2014 There was once a stone cutter who was dissatisfied with himself and with his position in life. One day he passed a wealthy merchant’s house. Through the open gateway, he saw many fine possessions and important visitors. “How powerful that merchant must be!” thought the […]

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