Category Archives: novels

On story

I approach every story asking myself, who is the narrator and why are they telling me this tale? If the answer isn’t interesting, neither is the story.

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Light

Sunlight streams through a forest of leaves Freckles of summer caress in warm tease She unfastens her blouse in shy modesty Tenders her love by exposing her heart He smiles in anxious anticipation To witness the flush of her creamy … Continue reading

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Dogs

I have two dogs; we have two dogs. I’ve had dogs all my life but they were always family dogs; my relationship with them was limited. I’m used to being around dogs but I would never have one, on my … Continue reading

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on finding novels

I struggle, more than anything, to find new novels that meet my criteria for being worthy of my time. Here are some of the qualities I seek: 1. Stylistic complexity 2. Poetic sentences 3. Stylistic allusions 4. Patterns 5. Interesting … Continue reading

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The Valley

The Valley by David Cain ~~~ Variations on a Theme Inspired by Desdmona ~~~ Beauty Languorous pause Thumping heart Luscious love Short of breath And the madness I felt Fades away Beauty As my thoughts tickle the vision left bare … Continue reading

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Silver – Chapter One

Silver a novel by David Cain Last night, I danced and after the show, two men fell to their deaths backstage. It wasn’t an accident. I mean, it was a chase, a strange kind of chase. One started climbing and … Continue reading

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Isabella – a poem

Isabella or the pot of basil a story from Boccaccio related by Keats retold by me, in a modern guise by David Cain One ~~~ Isabella and Lorenzo fell in love Which is to say, they became obsessed In every … Continue reading

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