64 Words

Ode to the Story Byte

M. Stanley Bubien

Pen to paper, I scribbled furiously.

Plot. Character. Theme.

Like stories of times past, told from Job, through A Midsummer Night's Dream, to Crime and Punishment?

Conflict. Dialog. Narrative.

Or like stories of our times, told in convenience stores, fast-food joints, electronic mail?

Crisis. Climax. Denouement.

To create thought, feeling, experience---humanity? Or, like a victim of my age, to simply run out of---

Copyright ©1996 M. Stanley Bubien. All Rights Reserved.

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Story Bytes


September, 1996
Issue #6

64 Words