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Slice of Life Stories

Slice of Life Stories

By Mark Paxson
In which I read various short stories and poems I’ve written. I’m branching out from the written word and trying new ways to get my work out there.
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The Thunder Had Gone
A wedding, a confused groom, a future mother-in-law and … well, things happen. This was a co-writing exercise with the incomparable Trent Lewin.
26:21
January 14, 2022
The Marfa Lights
The opening pages of a story about a boy whose life turns upside down at the age of 14 when his dad dies and he discovers that everything he had believed was a lie.
15:17
January 05, 2022
The Irrepairable Past - Chapter 1
The first chapter of the novella The Irrepairable Past. Henry Thornton lives a life on loneliness. Why?
18:13
December 14, 2021
Gramps’s Stereo … and … The Watcher
Two short stories with a whole bunch of death going around.
16:11
November 24, 2021
Sunbaked Sand
A sham marriage, some twists and turns.
12:54
November 17, 2021
A Double Feature
Two pieces of poetry, something you won’t see from me very often. It Starts and An Apocalyptic Love Poem.
12:25
November 11, 2021
The Smoker’s Club
The things a brother leaves behind and the memories they generate.
17:28
November 06, 2021
The Ice Cream Man
One of my first efforts at a short story, published at Toasted-Cheese.com. Pedro lost his wife crossing the border, a loss he relives every night.
07:47
October 26, 2021
Beelzebub and Lucifer, Episode 6
The grand finale.
07:51
October 15, 2021
Beelzebub and Lucifer, Episode 5
A little blood and a bird in peril.
04:16
September 14, 2021
Beelzebub and Lucifer, Episode 4
A jump ahead before returning to the details.
03:57
September 03, 2021
Beelzebub and Lucifer, Episode 3
Knives!!!!
04:27
August 24, 2021
Beelzebub and Lucifer, Episode 2
James does what he can to escape Rosie, but falls for one of her manipulations.
04:41
August 23, 2021
Beelzebub and Lucifer
A piece of flash fiction
04:07
August 22, 2021