Caribbean Thoughts

by Carol Mitchell

Archive for short stories

The Third Day

Don’t try to hide, I know what you’re doing. Read the rest of this entry »

Birth of Love

The events in Connecticut last week made me just want to hold my kids close and reminded me of this little note I jotted down several years ago.

I held him in my arms and I knew that I would never again be the person I was just seconds before. Read the rest of this entry »

My Front Porch

Girl, is so nice of you to come and visit an old lady. Don’t sit down here, the heat in here is something else. Let’s sit on the front porch and catch some sea breeze. Read more

Children’s Short Stories

See the Caribbean Adventure Series website for a number of short stories for children and the young at heart.

Topics include:

Chee Chee’s Adventures
Sea Scapes
Adventures in Ghana
Christmas 2010

Kept Promises

Three years later (January 2014), I see so many flaws in this story but I still enjoy it and hope you do too.

Visit St. Somewhere Journal for the full story.

A Happy Ending

He came into the world meekly. He kept his eyes closed for a long time, listening to the voices around him. Then in the midst of the activity, he heard a voice he had heard many times before in the nine months he had developed in her womb. Read more

Fall From Grace

“Help stop prostitution! Gimme me a dollar.” Read more

Slave Ship

I noticed them as soon as I walked up the stairs to the second deck of the ship. She sat on the stairs that led to the third deck. A black woman with vacant eyes, set in a very ordinary, unsmiling face. Read more