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Can I Get Some Turkey?

By p3anut

This is a flash-fiction under 150 words from the mind of a dog during the Thanksgiving dinner. If you're a vegetarian, I apologize for the turkey.

Short Story | Updated Nov 23, 2015 | Reads: 25 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: flash, fiction, short, story, dog, mind, humor, fiction

'The Massive-Ego Bobblehead'

By Mike Stevens

A new bobblehead--you'll want it!

Short Story | Updated Nov 23, 2015 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

The Pyschopath & The Giant Football

By Tomberwick

A new season and an old battle. Whilst still trying to deal with the aftermath of last year, I'm locked in a fight to stay at home. With my future in doubt it looks inevitable that I'm going to fail. A lunatic and a giant football feature.

Short Story | Updated Nov 22, 2015 | Reads: 13 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: berwick, pyschopath, giant, football, ridiculous, home, battle, feud, holiday, problem, grades, future, money, hope, unexpected

My Career Day Clown Suit

By chabot1977

For Career Day in School since I had no sense of fashion, my father set aside a suit in his closet for me to wear. I looked in the closet that day and saw on one end a blue jacket and matching pants. On the other, a red and white striped sports jacket and a brown and yellow checkered pair of pa...

Short Story | Updated Nov 21, 2015 | Reads: 18 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2

The Positive Story Teller

By chabot1977

I had a debate once with some people who said it would be wonderful if writers would tell stories using only positive words. I said it was possible to tell a story with positive words and it still be a horrible tale. They said that wasn't possible. I wrote this as a rebuttal.

Short Story | Updated Nov 21, 2015 | Reads: 23 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Fame Comes To Minnow Falls

By chabot1977

When a contest is held to make one small town famous for a month, little Minnow Falls is sure they are up to the task and unlike so many reality stars, they feel they have no flaws to hide. They are about to undergo what many celebrities go through when they become famous.

Short Story | Updated Nov 21, 2015 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Baring It All In A Song

By chabot1977

Some years ago I was reading an interview with a well known singer who said she always put her ex boyfriends into songs. I wondered how strange that would be to find yourself in one of

Short Story | Updated Nov 21, 2015 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

An Ancient Ranting Tablet Found

By chabot1977

It's good to know that even back in ancient times there were grumpy old men complaining about society.

Short Story | Updated Nov 21, 2015 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

My One Hit In Little League

By chabot1977

My only hit in Little League came against one of the most feared pitchers in Little League.

Short Story | Updated Nov 21, 2015 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

'It Strains The Imagination!'

By Mike Stevens

'War of the Worlds' cont.

Short Story | Updated Nov 19, 2015 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

'War Of The Worlds', Now-Style!--Story

By Mike Stevens

A modern-day take!

Short Story | Updated Nov 17, 2015 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

My Claim To Fame

By Glyphmisstress

You wanna hear my claim to fame? Really! Here, I'll tell you! (*Hint* It involves an armadillo!)

Short Story | Updated Nov 16, 2015 | Reads: 26 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Pensacola 32501: Fining Dining In The 32501

By Llenodecaca

This was originally published as an actual dining review about 10 years ago but the place involved mercifully went out of business. The names have been changed to protect the guilty. It is a commentary on back roads diners and southern health food. Bon Appetit.

Short Story | Updated Nov 13, 2015 | Reads: 16 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: "zip, code, 32501", barbeque, barbecue, bbq, country, food, health, food, clarice, mount, waxahatchee, pensacola, florida, northwest

Scrabble And Other Such Board Games

By chevyman1953

It's a story about a child and the time he had playing scrabble with his parents and sister.

Short Story | Updated Nov 12, 2015 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

The Allegory Of The Passage: A Short Story Inspired By The Allegory Of The Cave

By Eddie C Morton

The Allegory of the Passage: A Short Story Inspired by the Allegory of the Cave—a timeless commentary on life and knowledge authored by a long dead European male. Civilization survived the truth of the Cave and America has survived and even thrived in spite of the fictions of the tea part...

Short Story | Updated Nov 12, 2015 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: "tea, party", america, politics, "first, amendment", protest, "free, speech"

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