Category Archives: Renewal

The Decision – a 600 word story


This is a 600 word story I submitted to NPR 3/11/2012 as part of their Three-Minute Fiction series. The premise is they give you the first line and you write the rest. The first line counts as part of the … Continue reading

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Love


“Never lie, cheat, or steal … Unless you will lie next to the one you love, cheat death, or steal the heart of the one whom you can’t live without.” – Engels

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I stand alone


I move forward I have help – yes But in the end I stand alone I stand alone Because that what it takes to connect I Stand alone Because I am the one that is there I stand alone Because … Continue reading

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Caresses


Caresses, expressions of one sort or another, are necessary to the life of the affections as leaves are to the life of a tree. If they are wholly restrained, love will die at the roots. – Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Turning away


  I am sitting and listening Waiting for my turn The notes in the wind are mellow They are soothing while still matter of fact The wind changes direction The notes, though different Mellow still The wind changes direction again … Continue reading

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Frame of Mind


They say it is a frame of mind Thoughts Attitudes Sometimes needs But what happens when there is no frame…. © William J. Ham, 1 September, 2010  

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Smile


  If you really care for someone – and I mean really care there doesn’t have to be a why only that uncontrollable smile when you think of that person and that moment that became yours together….. © William J. … Continue reading

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