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By Average Joe 93054

I walked over to the sprinkler. It appeared to be stopped up with something. It was in that moment of realizing what that something was that I, too, began to visualize in my mind that which my Dad so obviously saw in his. As ancient as he looked to me, my Dad still had some kid in him.......I clo...

Short Story | Updated Jan 11, 2011 | Reads: 30 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: deleted, material

1Day, 3Men, 2Words (Im SORRY) by Tattooedmoon

1Day, 3Men, 2Words (Im SORRY)

By Tattooedmoon

What if you hear “I’m sorry” within a day from three different men on three different circumstances? Will you still ignore it or will you think that these words are equivalent to a horrid event? One “I’m sorry” is enough. Two is too much. Three is horrible an...

Short Story | Updated Jan 10, 2011 | Reads: 66 | Comments: 8 | Likes: 5
Tags: i'm, sorry, love, lost, death

There Is But One Judge Of Living & Dead

By Average Joe 93054

Animal shrieks filled the air as the boy ran the hot pipe across one of the pup's eyeballs. Now blind in one eye, it could only partially observe its tormentor. Rarely would the boy put out both eyes. If he did that would always come just before the end, and with the ice-pick. His favorite tool w...

Short Story | Updated Jan 8, 2011 | Reads: 41 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 30
Tags: right, wrong, good, evil

Divin Headfirst Into A Dry Pool

By Average Joe 93054

The cold clouded his mind. Most likely tonight would be his last—his frozen body discovered tomorrow morning. Some passersby would likely report him for loitering—sleeping on the streets or propped up against some building. The fact of his death might go unnoticed for a while, but e...

Short Story | Updated Jan 3, 2011 | Reads: 64 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 37
Tags: look, before, you, leap

Glow Worm Candy

By Average Joe 93054

It got worse. A few nights later Mom ran screaming into our room claiming that someone was outside her window smoking a cigarette. Almost in tears, she told us that when this person—whoever it was out there—puffed on their cigarette it made a glow in the darkness.

Short Story | Updated Dec 31, 2010 | Reads: 36 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 10
Tags: x-rays, lights, on, with, lights, out

Pilly Was Prescription

By Average Joe 93054

At some point in ones life you may have a child you feel needs to wise up.......

Short Story | Updated Dec 31, 2010 | Reads: 37 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: killer, meds, spoonful, of, sugar

Straight Is The Gate

By Average Joe 93054

What five words have the power to save or destroy a persons life: Power to save and encourage if and when spoken, and the power to destroy and discourage if never or seldom spoken? The five so easily spoken words of,

Short Story | Updated Dec 30, 2010 | Reads: 37 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: gate, goose, gander

Split Infinity

By Leola Baker

A young woman's reality splits into what could have been had Destiny chosen differently in life. Her Parrallel universe collides and meanders throughout the story.

Short Story | Updated Dec 29, 2010 | Reads: 30 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Goodbye Note by Xoreox

Goodbye Note

By Xoreox

Ones mind can only bear so much before it is forced into hibernation due to cold and unsettling circumstances.

Short Story | Updated Dec 25, 2010 | Reads: 53 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Number One Customer by Xoreox

Number One Customer

By Xoreox

It was five o’clock on a Sunday night. As a regular, he sat in his Sunday’s best, waiting at his usual table in the center of an open room.

Short Story | Updated Dec 21, 2010 | Reads: 50 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1

Big Fish Attire by Xoreox

Big Fish Attire

By Xoreox

...He quickly fingered through them and then crept his way around the rest of the store, stopping to admire the occasional embroidered pattern or elegantly tattered stitch.

Short Story | Updated Dec 21, 2010 | Reads: 33 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Company In The Void

By Elegy Of Ghosts

In the woods they go, hunting for treacherous riches so, only to squander away the sands of time they know.

Short Story | Updated Dec 14, 2010 | Reads: 34 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: story, brothers, rhyme, poem, death, riches, riddles, imagination

Teeth (Anna's Story)

By egm924

This is an idea that I finally got into writing after coming up with almost a year ago. I'm warning you, this is strange. Not everyone will like it. Most people will think I am insane, demented, twisted, or just plain weird. That's okay. Anyways, enjoy if you can. :)

Short Story | Updated Dec 13, 2010 | Reads: 31 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0


By Elegy Of Ghosts

Solitude and thoughts. The internal struggle is befitting of the storm raging outside the bedroom window.

Short Story | Updated Dec 12, 2010 | Reads: 51 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: storm, hardships, solitude, pondering, cold, alone, dark

Today I Attended A Funeral

By jh430

First attempt at a short story in the style of Brautigan.

Short Story | Updated Dec 8, 2010 | Reads: 41 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 2
Tags: short, story, flash, fiction, observation, intelligence, education

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