Category Archives: short story

TO MY READERS

I want to say thanks to all who have read my blog over the years. I would ask that you please comment on what you like best.  Also the project, “Raised by the Badge” is still in progress, comments on … Continue reading

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“The Sitting Giants”

                                                         “The Sitting Giants” By Roberto Juarez The little six-year-old sat huddled next to his father.  Through the opening of their tent he could look out and see the nearby mountains.  He watched as dark menacing clouds rolled over the top … Continue reading

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true value

True Value I had a dream, and in that dream I owned a pot made of gold.  While in that dream I grew thirsty. A man appeared and told me to take my pot to the spring and fill it … Continue reading

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“La bruja” short story by roberto juarez

  “LA BRUJA” (THE WITCH) by Roberto Juarez There are many stories in my culture about Brujas and Curanderas, (Witches and Healers). The stories are of the ability for one to cast evil spells and the ability of the other … Continue reading

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“shooting star”

          “Shooting Star”             It was a warm winter evening with just the slightest breeze blowing.  The night sky was clear and covered with stars.  The man and his six-year-old son had picked a perfect night … Continue reading

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Another painful morning–story excerpt

From “The Past is Where it Belongs” by Roberto Juarez Ruben woke up. It was 6 am. He had been getting up at the same time for the last three years. As he lay in bed staring at the light … Continue reading

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Bilingual dog of Boyle Heights, short story excerpt

By Roberto Juarez The year was 1966, I was in the army and stationed at Fort Ord California. An army buddy of mine was living off post and had given me a puppy; I could not keep him in my … Continue reading

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