Parable: The Face of Love

I overheard this conversation accidentally and since then I wasn’t the same anymore.

Maybe it wasn’t an accident after all, being at that hour in that garden.

I once walked in a spring garden, in the early morning hours, when the day is yet gray, hazy and undecided. The dew had wet my bare feet and hem, and even the birds were still too sleepy to greet me when I heard whispering. Continue reading “Parable: The Face of Love”


Shortstory: How to Find Your Bag of Wisdom

When I was a young man I thought I knew all and nothing- at the same time. Until I met an old merchant, outside the city walls. He carried a heavy pouch and after I brought him some water from the well he opened his leather bag for me. Continue reading “Shortstory: How to Find Your Bag of Wisdom”

Shortstory -One Dramatic ‘Historic’ Legend of the German Bretzel

Frieder, the baker of the Earl van Eberhard from Urach (smaller city in the South of Germany) once talked nastily about his boss (probably talking about his weight, or wife). The earl got wind of it, and felt insulted as all Earls would and wished to punish his baker.

“You were very ungrateful. Continue reading “Shortstory -One Dramatic ‘Historic’ Legend of the German Bretzel”

Short Story: The Marriage Thief

The Watsons had tried to make it work. For six years, 204 days and two hours, and then their marriage was gone. At one of those silent breakfasts they simply had lost it, or so they claim. And it should have been a grief.

With Ellie Bauer-Lovegood and Jack Lovegood it went down similarly. Literally. Continue reading “Short Story: The Marriage Thief”

Short story: The Girl with Light in her Thoughts

I wrote this short story for my daughter many years go…  

Early one morning, the rooster had not yet found its crow, a girl, seven years young, woke and where there just yesterday had been a floor next to her bed, there now grew a tree. The massive tree and its roots took up all the space in her room and when she stared up its trunk, it reached high, through the roof, straight up into the sky.

She rubbed her eyes but it did not help. The tree was still there. Where did it come from and where did it go? It was not a normal tree, you see. And our girl knew this straight away. So she grabbed her  Continue reading “Short story: The Girl with Light in her Thoughts”