Category Archives: Vignette

Short, Short Fiction: Spring Flowers

By Dave Hood Every day, the elderly woman would read the obituaries in the Toronto Star newspaper to see if any old friends or acquaintances had died. After reading, she would think to herself: It’s a good day, as my … Continue reading

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Vignette: Christmastime

By Dave Hood After shopping in the cramped mall, then standing in long lineups to pay for my gifts with a credit card, I search for my Honda sedan in a parking lot thats crammed with a sea of vehicles. … Continue reading

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Vignette: The Cemetery

By Dave Hood It’s a cool, cloudy day in October. I’m driving through rural Ontario, doing some sightseeing of the autumn leaves. Driving down a long stretch of road, I accidentally discover something fascinating–an old cemetery, located in the middle … Continue reading

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Vignette: “Ghosts on the Street”

By Dave Hood I’m strolling to the bookstore, down Yonge street, the main drag of Toronto, a metropolis, the biggest and most populated city in Canada. The stroll to the book will take about 15 minutes, where I’ll browse the … Continue reading

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Vignette: Jar of Dry Roasted Peanuts

By Dave Hood In the living room, there’s a plastic jar with a red lid that’s like a stop sign, filled with peanuts, standing on the rectangular, marble coffee table. The label says “No Name-Dry Roasted Peanuts.” Feeling hungry, while … Continue reading

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Vignette: To Autumn

Vignette: “To Autumn” Strolling along the shoreline in the gritty, damp sand, wind howling like a tormented ghost, one wave after another rolling in, I search for an image on the empty beach, something that will capture the mood and … Continue reading

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Vignette: Snap Shot of Autumn

by Dave Hood The light of dawn shines through the front window of my chilly bungalow. It  stands in silence. I throw on my down jacket, leather gloves, woolen cap, hiking boots.  Then open the door, step into  a cold, … Continue reading

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