Category Archives: Fiction

Starting Over

Last weekend early morning I got a call from my buddy Felix, he needed help moving another buddy. I gave him a quick lesson. His friend needed help. But he, Felix, wanted help. Needs may get taken care for free, … Continue reading

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Fixing the Moon

When I look at the moon, I think: Wow, we gotta fix that thing. The moon’s been struck pretty badly, given its four-billion year life. Its lack of atmosphere allows meteor strikes, and the windless plains deny leveling forces, forces … Continue reading

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This Is What It Feels Like

FICTION- 1,080 words. A friend reached out to me, without prompting, which seems to me to be the best standard of friendship. She reached out early one morning, and although she didn’t know it, someone I cared about had died … Continue reading

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FICTION, 1,000 words. I touched a palmetto tree and her skin moved. I waited till the right moment and positioned my hand, trying to let her know I meant no harm. I placed my fingers on her thick hide. She … Continue reading

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A Sunny Day on West Street

  A Sunny Day on West Street will appear in Ara’s 4th book, due March 2018. Available only through pre-order:

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THE LEAVES OF YOUTH— A new collection of original poems. Scroll past the Update for the PayPal Buy Now button and details on the book. Lifelong artist and writer Ara Hagopian has selected 100 of his best poems from the … Continue reading

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I Fought The Bully

FICTION. 400 words. I fought the bully and it’s still going on. I’ve walked with him, I was in his group, it was so easy to get along. All I had to do was serve his whim, stick to his … Continue reading

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Nika, the Cold War Canine

In January 1961, during a night time border reconnaissance, one of America’s newest tanks, the M60, got stuck in a small but exposed ravine in the forbidden no-man’s land between West Germany and Soviet-controlled Czechoslovakia. The M60, introduced to the … Continue reading

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In The Hallway

FICTION, 460 words. I heard your voice today. Associated Aircraft was decommissioning the old plant and I was in that hallway, our hallway, the one you and I used to walk together each morning and afternoon during our breaks for … Continue reading

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Literate War Photography

*Bookmark this page as I will be updating this article with new photographs and specifics on each shot.* UPDATE SUMMER 2015: The first book in the Literate War series is out now. THE FIERY WINDS is the story of a WWII army … Continue reading

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