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