Ben Jelinek

Benjamin Jelinek is 18 years young and resides in the wooded suburbia of Maple Valley, WA with his three dogs where he gazes out of his window, drinks coffee, strums on his guitar and writes (mostly) forever unpublished short stories and poetry.

Shaking Hand

Sometimes, if the dwarf sits quietly enough at his wooden desk under the warm orange glow of his aluminum department store lamp, his mind begins searching across a barren desert for things to write about, and soon an orchestra begins to perform outside the cracked midnight window to his right.