Category Archives: Short Stories

“Innocent obsessions”

INNOCENT OBSESSIONS A short story by Mike Michelsen “I swear it was all harmless,” the man cried out, tears streaming down his red water-soaked face.  “I wasn’t trying to do anything bad . . . oh God, please believe me!” … Continue reading

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On the writing and meaning of “Mr. Clement tells his story” – Trying to grasp “life’

The writing of “Mr. Clement tells his story” is a weird one.  It happened so quickly, appeared as if out of the blue, and was done before I knew what was going on.  The story began with a basic idea that amounted to this:  a man … Continue reading

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“Revelation of an Old Man”

“Revelation of an Old Man” A short story by Mike Michelsen ———- It was like any old day.  I mean, there wasn’t anything new about it.  Just the repetition and the pitter-patter of a day going by like any other day.   The … Continue reading

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“Mr. Clement tells his story”

“Mr. Clement tells his story” – a short story by Mike Michelsen ———- THE LITTLE RIVER GAZETTE **EXCLUSIVE** MR. CLEMENT TELLS HIS STORY June 21, 2012 –  John Richards, reporter.  Recently, the news has been filled with the claims of Roger Clement, … Continue reading

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“Speaking of a casual conversation on the bus . . .” with some remarks on how previous generations are leaving the following generations little in the way of identity and relationships

“Speaking of a casual conversation on the bus . . . “ A sort-of-a-story by Mike Michelsen It was just a regular work day.  Nothing unusual, perhaps even boring.  As I do everyday, I hopped onto bus 248 to take me home.  I must … Continue reading

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A story about Jim taking the high road

While playing with my niece the other day I came up with, what seems to me, an interesting story.  She played the ‘teacher’ and I had to write up a ‘story’.  This is basically what I came up with: A … Continue reading

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“Killing the blah” – with remarks about growth

A sort-of-a-story by Mike Michelsen —— The West Lehi Weekly Sunday, October 17, 2010 WEST LEHI RESIDENT COMMITS SUICIDE AND LEAVES MYSTERIOUS “SUICIDE LETTER” John Fitsroy, editor – The remains of a West Lehi resident were found in his apartment saturday, … Continue reading

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