What’s a Copper to a Goldane?

Flash fiction in a series of limericks.

Adam Ray Cronk
Published in
2 min readSep 19, 2023


Photo by Jouwen Wang on Unsplash

They’re rather rich they say,
the Goldane family name,
and Beau can attest to his prestigious crest
that his father had paved the way.

With wits about the trade,
and keen investments made,
the old man said, “If you keep a clear head,
your debts…



Adam Ray Cronk
Blue Insights

Poet & short story writer, lover of eldritch horror and anything Poe or Lovecraft | My writing ebbs and flows, from dark to light and back again.