Jan M Flynn

Jan M Flynn

Novels, short stories, essays, high-intensity daydreams. Compulsive reader.

I Want to Die of Boredom

Wait — allow me to explain Long enough ago that there’s no point in trying to recall the details, I was watching a PBS British drama set between the wars. In one scene, a gentleman, still dapper in late age,…

I Said Yes to the Dress

And now I’m in existential freefall I’m not getting married; my son is His bride is lovely, kind, gracious, intelligent, and a self-made entrepreneur who works like a demon but makes it look easy. For all her drive and achievement,…

Haiku With Poo

My Dog and I Share the Same Path But Not the Same Goals A walk with my dog:I seek oneness with natureShe seeks a buffet My dog eats green grassCow-like; long blades that get stuckI’ll spare you the rest My…