The Meniscus* Papers
(work in progress)

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* The meniscus (plural: menisci, from the Greek for "crescent") is the curve in the upper surface of a liquid close to the surface of the container or another object, caused by surface tension. It can be either concave or convex, depending on the liquid and the surface.
The Avenging Angel

A story about an encounter with an avenging angel who becomes fed up with the ignorance that rules the earth...
A favourite Quote: From The Third Man...Orson Welles as Harry Lime...
Harry Lime: Don't be so gloomy. After all it's not that awful. Like the fella says, in Italy for 30 years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder, and bloodshed, but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and the Renaissance. In Switzerland they had brotherly love - they had 500 years of democracy and peace, and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock. So long Holly.
The Other Lights

In a coma and unable to respond Norma becomes aware of her family's prescence as she listens to their discussion whether to terminate her life by removing her from life support.
The Graveyard Chronicles

Found Oct 31, 2010 Decoded over the course of the following year: These chronicles were discovered on Halloween October 31, 2014 They were left on the doorstep of the publisher of The Grand Valley Times.
Abolishing Money

Dr. Gillian Taylor: "Don't tell me you don't use money in the 23rd Century."
Kirk: "Well we don't."
From The Voyage Home Star Trek IV
Abolishing Money
Contact 705

A strange other wordly contact, with a science fiction mind set mixed with some sureality and Samuel Beckettisms.........
Contact 705
Satanic Apocalypse

Read first ten chapters for free--whet your appetite to read the whole thing....
First Ten Chapters
The Power Station

A futuristic financial event.....perhaps....
The Hidden Room

A person buys a house..... (word count approx 1000 words)
The GraveYard Chronicles
(A Halloween Story)

These chronicles were discovered on Halloween October 31, 2010.
The Grand Inquisitor
(From the Brothers Karamazov )

by Fyodor Dostoevsky

A story within a novel.
A Poem
The World Is Too Much With Us
By William Wordsworth

A Poem::::::::::::
Another Poem
Dover Beach
By Mathew Arnold

Another Poem::::
"aussi avec une pix...."
A Short Story
Kropotkyn's Rainbow
By John Edward Gordon

A short story

As the author contemplates the next iteration of his short story, Ivy the dinosaur observes that the internet still functions.