- Welcome to The Gnarly Oak; Northern California writing, poetry, and photography, all by Ryan Griffiths; check the "About" section for more on myself. All the writings and photographs here are © by Ryan Griffiths.
Category Archives: Short Stories
“Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world” – Schopenhauer A cool breeze stung Ralph’s cheeks, bringing him to his senses. Why am I lying down on grass? Where am I? … Continue reading
March 5th 2012 “I’m on my way, honey. Yeah. I’ll be home soon. Love you too.” Brian snapped his old Nokia shut, errantly shoving it deep in his pocket as he typed and clicked away. The office was dim, most … Continue reading
“Whoa dude! What a gnarly ride!” Skyler flipped his shaggy hair, glistening with sweat, and had a grin ear-to-ear that only a day of long boarding in the sweet California sun could induce. “I know, right?” “Like, Kelson, I’ve like … Continue reading