Short Story Of the Day, The Monkey’s Paw by W. W. Jacobs

“All paradises, all utopias are designed by who is not there, by the people who are not allowed in.
—- Toni Morrison

Deep Ellum

You’ve already read it, I know. Probably you read it, like me, in middle school. Still, maybe you haven’t. Doesn’t hurt to read it again… it’s crackerjack.

My son and I were watching a bit of some movie that wishes were involved in. I asked, “It isn’t a monkey’s paw, is it?”

He didn’t know what I was talking about. I guess there are people that haven’t read it.


Read it here:

The Monkey’s Paw by W. W. Jacobs