Debbie Barry : Writing

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.
Bonfire Holiday

Bonfire Holiday

A Story by Debbie Barry


A group of teens have a bonfire camp-out to celebrate the Fifth of November.
A Mother's Pride

A Mother's Pride

A Poem by Debbie Barry


A new poem, about my sons.
Daddy and Hospice

Daddy and Hospice

A Poem by Debbie Barry


A poem about my initial reaction to the news that my father has been moved to Hospice. Facing imminent death takes your breath away.
Cat's Paw

Cat's Paw

A Poem by Debbie Barry


A scrap of new poetry for children.