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The Kind That Eats Through You

By Ministryoflove

Two pairs of siblings, a double date, and a hit of LSD. At the very least, it's interesting.

Short Story | Updated Oct 7, 2015 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1

Getting The Full Experience by James Scott

Getting The Full Experience

By James Scott

CAUTION!!! STORY CONTAINS EXTREME VIOLENCE and SENSITIVE SUBJECT MATTER!!! I've touched many subjects as a writer. I've always tried to not write about the same thing twice. This can be challenging after a while, especially when you're number one rule is

Short Story | Updated Oct 6, 2015 | Reads: 22 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: short, story, short, story, fiction, writing, writer, write, domestic, abuse, abuse, speak, up, stop, the, abuse, pain, suffering, violence, blood

The Pianist's Lost Hand

By Nbttung

Enter the mind of the pianist, who is the best in Europe, and experience the struggle he faces after an incident. In terms of genre, I honestly do not know where to put it so I just categorised it as literary fiction. This is a short story I wrote quite a while back and I would like to share it.

Short Story | Updated Oct 6, 2015 | Reads: 13 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: science, fiction, fantasy, literary, fiction, piano, mysticism

The Fisherman's Centennial

By Keyboard Masher

An interview with the oldest resident of a small Maine town.

Short Story | Updated Oct 5, 2015 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

The Death Of Melisa

By Byond

I use this story to discuss the purpose and meaning of life.

Short Story | Updated Oct 4, 2015 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1


By Simpetweb

Like in the children's paper and pen game of the same name, the main character takes incremental steps towards hanging a man, though here it's his own self induced destruction which is at stake. (plot twists come free but the broken fourth wall is non-refundable) OCCASIONAL STRONG LANGUAGE [3300i...

Short Story | Updated Oct 3, 2015 | Reads: 18 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0
Tags: existentialism, evolution, addiction, suicide, hope, dementia, twist, fourth-wall, cynicism, god

A Song In The Wind By Allen Henriquez - Part 2

By Allen Henriquez

Part 2

Short Story | Updated Oct 2, 2015 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Tears From The Compound Eye

By Justin George

A patient in a coma recounts their life experiences while those around her don't realize her alertness.

Short Story | Updated Sep 29, 2015 | Reads: 20 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: euthansia, coma, patient, ventilator, sick, death, spirit, life, after, death

Wordtime by Hanorbi


By Hanorbi

When the worlds of words and time are blended, is what's left a blessing or a curse?

Short Story | Updated Sep 29, 2015 | Reads: 31 | Comments: 11 | Likes: 7

Above The Embers

By Thegrizzlybear

What would be the last thing you would say to your brother before they die? Connor remembers his last words to Finn.

Short Story | Updated Sep 29, 2015 | Reads: 13 | Comments: 6 | Likes: 0
Tags: fiction, funeral, grief

The Night I Spent In Moab by Jonah Ryan

"The Night I Spent In Moab"

By Jonah Ryan

According to Wikipedia, Moab is a city in Grand County, in eastern Utah, in the western United States. The population was 5,046 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat and largest city in Grand County. I can verify all of this as true, as I personally have been to Moab, once or twice...

Short Story | Updated Sep 28, 2015 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: tequila, sadness, depression, city, autumn

A Song In The Wind By Allen Henriquez

By Allen Henriquez

A short story by Allen Henriquez

Short Story | Updated Sep 27, 2015 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

I Might As Well Open A Pizza Joint by Robert Kasch

I Might As Well Open A Pizza Joint

By Robert Kasch

Will Spencer get it right this time?

Short Story | Updated Sep 27, 2015 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 6 | Likes: 4


By Evan Musto

Wrote this based on a photo for a girl who wanted a caption for a picture from her photoshoot. The picture is the girl, nude, sipping tea on her window sill, sitting beside an hourglass. My interpretation of the story behind the scene. Enjoy.

Short Story | Updated Sep 25, 2015 | Reads: 25 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Kafka's Rook

By Rdtollackson

Father and son play chess as their pet rook keeps delaying the outcome of the game.

Short Story | Updated Sep 23, 2015 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: philosophy, nature, science, religion, certainty, mystery, earth, world, universe, unknown, instinct

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