Debbie Barry : Writing

The Lonely Puffin

The Lonely Puffin

A Poem by Debbie Barry


A little nursery rhyme inspired by a plushie Porg.
Daddy's Birthday

Daddy's Birthday

A Story by Debbie Barry


This happened today, and I'm still pretty shaken. Names and places are real. The memories are the way I remember them.
Grand Republic Conference

Grand Republic Conference

A Story by Debbie Barry


a group of teens get into a LOT of trouble at a state conference. Fair warning: this one's a little longer than most, but it hadto be a single story...
The Plenary Indulgence

The Plenary Indulgence

A Story by Debbie Barry


A young girl's prayer and it's consequences. Some of this is based on real events, but most is fiction. I attended the Beatification of Solanus Case..
Christmas Spirit

Christmas Spirit

A Poem by Debbie Barry


A new poem to start off Advent, about Christmas.
Tipping the Tank

Tipping the Tank

A Story by Debbie Barry


A group of teenage Air Cadets have an adventure at summer camp. Fiction, based on actual events.
Making the Pies

Making the Pies

A Story by Debbie Barry


A 12 year old girl makes the Thanksgiving pies for the first time.
Bear Crossing

Bear Crossing

A Story by Debbie Barry


Based on a true story from my children's childhood in rural Virginia.
Picking Pickles

Picking Pickles

A Story by Debbie Barry


A story of harvest time.
One Autumn Afternoon

One Autumn Afternoon

A Story by Debbie Barry


A story about a series of interesting encounters for a teenage girl taking a walk in late autumn.