A Miracle Of God (Short Story)

Dreaming here on a porch in front of a house in Southwest Michigan looking at what we call trees. There are large ones and small ones all with different shapes. They have limbs growing out from the trunks some go up and some go down, each of these limbs have smaller limbs going every which away. All of the smaller limbs have leaves up the limb and growing out the end. These leaves are in bunches of one through five spreading in all directions making a canapé that blocks out the light from the sunrays. As the wind blows all the leaves move at different directions like little hands waving good bye to who ever is watching. All the leaves are of a different shape some are large and fat others are small and skinny. Some have only one point and others have as many as six points. They are all green but of a different color green. These trees are made up of roots in the ground and trunks with limbs growing out from it with leaves growing from the limbs. These trees are all different kinds. I see Elm, Walnut, Maple, Oak, Hickory, Poplar, and Sumac. They are…

Visiting Grandpa (Short Story)

VISITING GRANDPA “Hurry up children we have to go, remember you are staying with Grandpa.” “Mom, can I take my cat?” “Yes Becca, you can take spot. He likes to play with Grandpa’s collie, Jake.” “Brad, shake a leg we have to leave now.” While driving to grandpa’s, dad remarks. “Look at that black cloud over in the west. It sure doesn’t look good.” “Yes, we may get drenched before we get back from town.” “Look Brad, Jake is out by the road waiting for us.” “Becca, you carry Spot, it has been a long time since Jake has seen him.” “I know, but Jake doesn’t forget.” “Bye Mom!” “Bye Dad!” “Goodbye children, we will see you at about six, don’t forget to tell Grandpa what time.” “Hi Jake, where is Grandpa,” as Brad reaches to scratch his ears. “Brad, there he is in the door of the barn.” “Becca, that sky is really getting black, let’s run.” “Hey Grandpa!” Brad yells, as they get closer. “Hi kids, you had better get the lead out, or you are going to get wet.” Then the loud thunder, one after the other rolled across the sky. Brad and Becca jumped into high…