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Happy Coincidences (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Based on a recent experience. Have you ever had those incidences where it felt like something was waiting just for you, or the universe had decided to do something nice for you?] We went to buy a new dryer because the last one had turned a cloth wedged in itsContinue reading “Happy Coincidences (A Poem)”

Friendship Beyond the Veil (A Haiku)

Retold by Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: I remember hearing this little tale a while back, where these gentlemen who were best friends used to play chess together all the time. Each of them tended to move in certain ways, and they knew each other’s tricks. Then one of the gentlemen passed away. Eventually, one ofContinue reading “Friendship Beyond the Veil (A Haiku)”

A Royal Hotel March (A Story)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Based on the wondrous Peabody Hotel, where a singular march reportedly takes place on a daily basis for some very special guests.] He is a gentleman who dons a fashionable red suit with brass buttons and a golden braid. It is his daily routine to assume the role of aContinue reading “A Royal Hotel March (A Story)”

A Ghostly Mistake (A Haiku)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Based on a true story. I used to live in an apartment at a mortuary. The apartment itself was actually a cheery place, and the people who worked at the mortuary were wonderful, but I unfortunately kept spooking one particular employee whenever I came to deliver the rental payments.] ItContinue reading “A Ghostly Mistake (A Haiku)”

Pass It On (A Short Tale)

Retold By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Based on a true story. Hope you enjoy it.] Everyone had just about settled into their theater seats for the piano performance when Mrs. Quinn realized her four-year-old son was missing. She and her husband instantly began a frantic search for him, cut short when they noticed several audienceContinue reading “Pass It On (A Short Tale)”

A Spectral Message

Retold by Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: This story is based on an actual event that happened to one of my relatives, who lost her husband many years ago. They shared a special connection. Enjoy. ^_^] In the months after losing her husband, Margie Caroline often drove to crowded places like the local town mall justContinue reading “A Spectral Message”