Short stories – the dark side

These are stories that are not quite as funny, not really funny at all.  But not necessarily dark.  They may be sad, thought-provoking, poignant, serious, or sometimes downright depressing (depending on my mood).

ARRIVAL – A look at a young relationship with its pros and cons, and the conclusion of a short separation

BOUND FOR GLORY – How an elderly man deals with the passing of his wife of many years

DEMONS – A short story about an older woman struggling with difficulties

PLAYING FOR AN AUDIENCE OF ONE – An early story of mine from 1983 or so, about a concert pianist preparing for an important audition

SUNSET – A married man in his thirties has an affair then contemplates how to deal with it

WEST OF WAWA – The story of two teenagers who try to carry on a relationship after one moves away

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