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Bewildering Stories

Ron Van Sweringen

Bewildering Stories biography

Ron Van Sweringen, born September 26th 1936, Hampton Virginia. Self-taught painter, well listed and exhibited in the Corcoran Musem of Art and the White House, Washington, D.C. under the Reagan and Bush administrations.

Writer and poet, short story “Time To Fly,” published in Miranda Magazine. Poem “Greyhound Memories,” published as an excellent example of haiku poetry in Wikipedia.

Currently residing in Vero Beach, Florida with his best friend, Punkin, a Carin Terrier who hunts lizards and snakes.

Copyright © 2009 by Ron Van Sweringen

[Editor’s note: Ron Van Sweringen died in Vero Beach, Florida on January 1, 2016.]

Bewildering Stories bibliography

Memoirs Art Poetry
Hail and Farewell
Summer 1952
Ron’s Exposition
La Bella Italia
When You Come for Me
Prose Fiction
To the Penny
The Icebox
The Back of the Bus
Big Shoes for a Big Girl
The Worm Bed
A Time to Fly
A Warm Heart
Death in the Outhouse
The Crystal Fruit Bowl
Tuesday Night at the Rainbow Club
Oh, for the Good Life
The French Chair
The Cross Among the Lakes
Life Under an Orange Tree
Finding the Way Home for Christmas
Wet Forever After
The Last Madonna
The Grandest Show on Earth
Rupert and the Girls’ Night Out
Only Scratching the Surface
In the Eye of the Beholder
Getting a Life in New Jersey
Fresh Strawberries and Cream
Song of the Nightingale
The Sea Dweller
Collard Greens and Grits
An Original Thought
Watching the Angels Die
The Blue-Willow Teapot
An Added Bonus
Parker Jones’ Tree
The Walking on Water Cafe
The Well Wisher
The Ouija Board
Malcolm Goes Missing
A Manicure for Murder
Oh, Sister Dear
Flotation Jones
A Season at the Villa Novesta
Eating Strawberries With One Hand
Rescue on Ragtop Mountain
The Boy Next Door
Rupert and the Jade Dragon
Finding a Reason
Just Another Florida Day
Big Bertha and the Big Wind
The Smell of Orange Blossoms
Saturday Night at Willie’s Bar and Grill
Bipolar Blue
Swimming the Amazon
Discovering Bobbie
The Key West Diamond
The Moon Flower
The Last Rose of Summer
The Eyes of Matilda Rose
Saying Goodbye to Whiskers
A Crying Baby
The Apple Giver
Leaving Desire Street
A Life Without Shoelaces
Mother’s Chocolate Chip Brownies
Tyler Green’s Closet
The Last Empty Seat
The Enchanted Cottage
My Heart Has Wings
The Midnight Hour
Mary Carter’s Dilemma
Heart Sounds
The Door to Forever
Yesterday’s Roses
Platinum Blonde
The Summer of Forgetting
Mario’s Masterpiece
A Cup of Tea and an Egg Roll
Robert Marsh’s Hurricane
Clyde Morrison’s Secret
Peanut Postmortem
The Land of Make-Believe
A House by the Water

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