Welcome to my stories, plays and poems.
May they lighten your day, or give you pause for thought.
When you are looking around this site, please use the menu from the top of this page, then go to the ‘read more’ for each piece, so that you can enjoy the correct version/layout.
All pieces are my own work, and (c) Trish Palmer.
Enjoy the read 🙂
Latest from the Blog
Six weeks (end of life)
It wasn’t her fault; Ted knew that. After all, Lilly was the love of his life. In times past, Ted had grumped at her; smothered him with love, she did. But they’d been good times. Often it seemed like seventy years marriage had passed by in a flash. Lilly; sweet innocent Lilly. She hadn’t always…
The Pawn (Humor)
This is for the conspiracy theorists….. The pawn I am a pawn on the chessboard of life. My moves are pre-ordained. I have no defense against the Important pieces. They have special names and do fancy moves, yet even they are confined by rules. As a pawn, I move resolutely forward, one step at a…
The box (humor)
Everything was crackling, renewing after the bleakness of winter. Spring’s promise can be quite invigorating, in unexpected ways. We were old back then. Who knew we would still be here twenty years later. It’s a good thing that we broke the rules. Twenty years… such a long time. When we became grandparents, about the same…
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