Creative Writing

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Creative Writing

A collection of my creative writing. Most of these pieces are works of short fiction.

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Melrose

A Creative Nonfiction Piece by Luke Nelson You should be grateful.  You should feel blessed.  Look how beautiful this place is:  Wide open skies,  Finely trimmed hedges,  Pretty little houses.  Look at how good you have it. See this utopia of American dreams? Feel the lull and the sigh?  You are perfect in the beauty.Continue reading “Melrose”

A Real Man

A Short Personal Memoir by Luke Nelson 12/1/21 A thick fog hangs over the tree-laden hills and clings to the grass fields. I can see my grandfather, “Pa,” within the haze. He is nothing more than a silhouette of a man. The fog is dark and menacing but in a beautiful sort of way, thoughContinue reading “A Real Man”

In a Sentimental Mood

A short story by Luke Nelson Jack: Gisborne, New Zealand, 1977 Jack stood right at the spot where his mother had shot herself. He looked for spots of blood in the golden sunlight leaking through the windows, but could not see any. He wondered what it would have felt like to be his father, comingContinue reading “In a Sentimental Mood”

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