Stories

Archives of the main category STORIES: excerpts, short stories, fantasy and non-fiction on Angie’s Diary

In the City

In the City

“Ma’am,” someone said over my shoulder. It was far enough away that I thought it might be directed towards someone else, so it quickly slipped out of my attention. “Ma’am!” This time, there was more urgency in his voice. I thought he might be talking to me after all. I turned and saw a black […]

Ear Pie

Ear Pie

He was scurrying back and forth, forth and back, from one gas pump to another. Four, five, six, then seven, then eight, eight cars wanted refueling, oil checking, tire pressure, window washing and one young man, Albert, was doing the scurrying between them. His co-worker, Rick, inside, behind the register, picking his teeth, with his […]

Love, Rhyme and Reason – Beginnings

Love, Rhyme and Reason – Beginnings

The hardest thing for me as a grandmother writing about love, was to cut away all that is incidental and keep only that which remains as the nobility and science of ecstasy. As a writer and woman whose loved and lost, I feel like it is impossible to build good relationships until we’ve burned away […]

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