Short Stories

The Seagull And The Fisherman 

Every day the seagull flies around the harbor looking for morsels left by the denizens of the seaside town in which he resides. As he glides from boat to boat he often finds himself listening to the music played by an old fisherman in a tiny skiff tied up to a nearby pier. Each day, while the old fisherman waits for the fish to take his bait, he pulls out a worn, raggedy fiddle and plays a tune. After so many years, one would expect a diversity of repertoire, but the old fisherman always plays the sameā€¦

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