The Beautiful Christmas Tree

Once upon a time, on a tree farm not so far away, there was a very beautiful Christmas tree. She grew alongside many rows of pines, firs, and spruce, some of whom were quite pleasing to look at, but she was the loveliest tree of them all, and she knew it. The tree farmer, a…

The River

The sky was a cool, oppressive gray; unforgiving and closing in on him from all sides. He stood on a rock in the middle of a cold rushing river that was a half mile from one bank to the other. The air was chill. His long brown trench coat flapped in small gusts as he…