In Sunlight ~ Linda S Barth

CABB’s ALPHABET STORIESchallenge In sunlight by Linda S Barth   Birds sing after a storm.Why shouldn’t people feel as free to delight in whatever sunlight remains to them?              ~ Rose Kennedy     She awakened him with kisses, her lips...

A Birthday Quartet for Vincent ~ Linda S Barth

A BIRTHDAY QUARTET FOR VINCENT by Linda S Barth The Past The ballerina swayed in the candlelit chamber, her thoughts for once unconsumed by her own dreams and wishes. ‘Vincent’s turning thirteen. I need to find an amazing gift.’ Possessions were scarce Below,...

Birthday Wishes ~ Linda S Barth

BIRTHDAY WISHES by Linda S Barth Nearly all the torches in the dining hall had been extinguished, leaving the spacious chamber in near darkness. A cluster of children jostled each other in their quest to get as close as possible to the teenager seated in a place of...

The Lesson ~ Linda S Barth

The Lesson by Linda S Barth Story Illustration by Crowmama “Vincent, can you please tie my shoe?” “Of course, Leah.” He helped the four-year-old hop up onto the bench, then crouched in front of her. Frayed laces dangled from a mud-stained sneaker as she stuck out her...