Stories Joe Butterman

All stories copyright Joe Butterman and reproduced with their kind permission



Catalina Cherries
Charlie always spends the summer with his grandparents and enjoys spending his time with his friend, Johnny. This summer the two friends discover make some new friends and begin to discover love.

 The California Zephyr
Charlie is sent away from home to a highschool where he stays with some family friends.  Charlie nick-names their second eldest son "Two Shoes" and although the boy is older, he looks to Charlie to show him more of life.


Short Stories

Looks Can Be Deceiving
Mike and Gary are from opposite sides of the tracks but nonetheless find themselves in love.

Eyes of Darkly Blue
Paisii recalls a time in his youth that will effect history and prove his allegience to Russian Tsar.