Just as music frees your mind, opens your heart and touches your soul, these very short stories - born from the music of the ages - may tame and inspire you as well.
Each very short story has been arranged by musical genre.
Rock N' Roll
The Cat Strangler by Richard K. Weems Some instruments sound better than others---or is that a matter of taste? 512 Words, Published June, 1999
Heroic Tragedy by M. Stanley Bubien A moment of passion could rob the world... 512 Words, published March, 1998
To Joy Yes by M. Stanley Bubien Sometimes the power to move rests not in the music, but the musician. 512 Words, published December, 1997
The Autobiography of Kurt Cobain by M. Stanley Bubien Know it's wrong so what should I do? 4 Words, Published November, 2003
Mortality Part I - The Curse by M. Stanley Bubien Yes, Roy Baty said it best. 4 Words, published March, 1998
Mortality Part II - The Blessing by M. Stanley Bubien There is no Part III, unless maybe it's somewhere between. 4 Words, published March, 1998
Soul Searching - The Basics by M. Stanley Bubien If we look deeply enough... 16 Words, published November, 1997
My Night at the KISS Concert by M. Stanley Bubien There's more to the show than the music. Especially true for these guys. 64 Words, published October, 1996
The Styles They Play by M. Stanley Bubien Now this, this is ironic. 64 Words, published May, 1996
I Would Not Be Alone by M. Stanley Bubien Inspired by the music of Patti Smith. 128 Words, Published May, 2000
And Isn't it Ironic?
Degrees Explored from Triviality to Tragedy by M. Stanley Bubien
If you don't think about it, it's a good song. 256 Words, published May, 1996
Sitting Still by W. H. Merklee Is he setting a trap for love or making a waste of time? 256 Words, Published December, 1999
The Question of a Lifetime by M. Stanley Bubien You never know when you might bump into someone you know. 512 Words, published July, 1998
Anything Was Better than That by M. Stanley Bubien Some are born coal miner's daughters, some are coal miner's sons. 512 Words, Published June, 2000 and October, 2003
Arthur McBride Traditional Folk songs often tell the greatest stories. 512 Words, Published January, 1999
The Day After Christmas by M. Stanley Bubien Sometimes saving our souls simply takes a song. 512 Words, published January, 1997
Free Man Now by M. Stanley Bubien Freedom, often taken for granted, can come in many forms. 256 Words, Published January, 1999
I Cannot Yet Staunch Your Flow by M. Stanley Bubien Pain brings tears and more when embraced. 512 Words, published June, 1997
A Passing on in the Night by M. Stanley Bubien Inspired by a Mary Chapin Carpenter song. 512 Words, published August, 1996
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