Short stories by Will Kaufman.
Listing 2 stories.
After his wife dies from from giving birth to a pumpkin, a man struggles to understand his responsibilities as a father and give his son the best life he can.
Year after year, villagers visit a well in the night to pay the gentleman who lives there a penny and wish for food, revenge, or familial bliss. And while the gentleman in the well may grant each villager their wish, he also tends to take more than just a penny from each who pay him a visit.