Dinner | Frank Hubeny

Aunt Betty said she wants the scream of a deranged frog to season tonight’s soup and if need be I could squeeze it out of him.


Frank Hubeny spends his time between Miami Beach and Northbrook, Illinois.  He has appeared in The Lyric, Snakeskin and Ancient Paths Literary Magazine.  He regularly posts poetry, short fiction and photography to https://frankhubeny.blog.

Door | Frank Hubeny

A door opened that we would never have seen were it not for those critters whining and calling and begging us to come in to help them get out.


Frank Hubeny spends his time between Miami Beach and Northbrook, Illinois.  He has appeared in The Lyric, Snakeskin and Ancient Paths Literary Magazine.  He regularly posts poetry, short fiction and photography to https://frankhubeny.blog.

Rights | Frank Hubeny

Jim knew his rights. He made sure others knew he knew them.  For example, while jaywalking he’d slow his pace as cars approached.  He loved watching the expressions on the faces of drivers as they braked to see him grin while he crossed the street.

Some drivers honked. Others sped past him. Some got almost too close. So what? Jim knew his rights.

This approach to neighborliness worked until a crazed dude high on righteousness honked and honked, and honked some more, then hit and ran.


Frank Hubeny spends his time between Miami Beach and Northbrook, Illinois.  He has appeared in The Lyric, Snakeskin and Ancient Paths Literary Magazine.  He regularly posts poetry, short fiction and photography to https://frankhubeny.blog.

Vanishing Trail | Frank Hubeny

The trail through the tall savanna grass wasn’t even a foot wide.  It was August, a time for wildflowers in the nearby prairie.  My camera was ready.

Up ahead was a field of yellow blossoms, but the trail faded in and out as the wind blew.  I stopped.  It was my first time here and I was alone.  I could get lost if I took those photos, but I wouldn’t be back.

I took the photos. That was not my smartest move.


Frank Hubeny spends his time between Miami Beach and Northbrook, Illinois.  He has appeared in The Lyric, Snakeskin and Ancient Paths Literary Magazine.  He regularly posts poetry, short fiction and photography to https://frankhubeny.blog.