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  1. Parker Owens

    Parker Owens

    • Author: Promising Author
    • 17 Stories
    • 22 Reviews
    • 432,090 Words
    • No website available

    Parker Owens writes poetry about the natural world mathematics, and heartache. His stories speak of loneliness, longing and love. Follow him on the back roads to places you've never stopped to visit.
  1. Disasters, Delights and Other Detours

    By Parker Owens, in Poetry. 08/22/2017 (Updated: 03/15/2018)

    A second book of poetry, posted in no particular order or schedule. Maybe it's better than the first. Or not.

  2. Bless Me, Father

    By Parker Owens, in Fiction. 02/11/2018 (Updated: 02/11/2018)

    The early mass leaves a man reflecting on his past.

  3. Stars for the Star

    By Parker Owens, in Fiction. 12/24/2017 (Updated: 12/24/2017)

    White Elephant Present Prompt #23: "Stars for the Star." A bit of sweet at Christmas.

  4. Cider Press

    By Parker Owens, in Poetry. 10/08/2017 (Updated: 12/21/2017)

    A Series of Seductive, Serious or Silly Rubayats for Autumn. With thanks to AC Benus for showing us all how to write in this form.

  5. Cut the Cake

    By Parker Owens, in Fiction. 09/25/2017 (Updated: 09/25/2017)

    This story was written for National Math Story Day, 2017

  6. Spice Rack

    By Parker Owens, in Poetry. 06/14/2017 (Updated: 09/20/2017)

    A short series of salty, savory cinquains for summer.

  7. A Fall Observation

    By Parker Owens, in Fiction. 08/25/2017 (Updated: 09/06/2017)

    This was an amusing project Skinnydragon and I started almost a year ago. In it, characters from two of our stories spent a day together. Skinny asked me to complete the story, but it has taken me a long time to do so.

  8. Occasional Poetry

    By Parker Owens, in Poetry. 11/02/2015 (Updated: 08/17/2017)

    Fitful, occasional contributions to a poetry collection.

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    Traveling Notes

    By Parker Owens, in Poetry. 06/04/2017 (Updated: 06/04/2017)

    I am told this is a "Haibun" or "Quick Writing," as it is translated. It is a partial narrative, and partial poetic treatment of a very difficult journey I am even now completing.

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    Jagged Edges Sounds

    By Parker Owens, in Spring - Unintended Consequences & Jagged Edges. 05/11/2017 (Updated: 05/11/2017)

    Poetry composed for the 2017 Anthology, 'Jagged Edges.'

  11. Parker's NaPoWriMo 2017

    By Parker Owens, in Poetry. 04/08/2017 (Updated: 04/30/2017)

    My NaPoWriMo offerings for 2017 are posted here. You will need to bring your own throwing tomatoes. I am fresh out.

  12. Predator Prey

    By Parker Owens, in Fiction. 09/29/2016 (Updated: 04/27/2017)

    Predators devour their prey. When the predator becomes prey himself, why should he expect mercy? What follows is the story of what happened when the tables got turned.

    You can follow conversation about the story at http://www.gayauthors.org/forums/topic/42145-predator-prey-–-by-parker-owens/?p=641726

  13. Fool Me Once

    By Parker Owens, in 2017- April Fool's. 03/04/2017 (Updated: 03/11/2017)

    A man at the twilight of his career is invited to a speaking engagement. What he hears in response matters.

  14. Over the Moon

    By Parker Owens, in Fiction. 03/05/2017 (Updated: 03/05/2017)

    Written in response to the Grid and Dice Prompt: A lonely duck who can't shift flies away from Roswell, NM with "Shit, they saw me!" echoing in his brain.

  15. Aquinas' Story

    By Parker Owens, in Fiction. 09/26/2015 (Updated: 11/08/2016)

    There are leaps of faith. Is there a leap of hope? Originally written as a response to Prompt#448:" What did he just say?" It just kept growing.


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