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Untitled As Of Now

By Daniel Cole

A man with insomnia goes to the beach.

Short Story | Updated Mar 2, 2015 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: insomnia, beach, dementia, time, memory, age

THE CROSS OF SAINT PETER

By The Wandering Monk

On Wednesday, May 1, 1996, in Arlington Heights, Illinois, fifteen members of Saint Peter's Lutheran Church choir were to meet in the choir loft of the church, for their weekly rehearsal. At 7pm a gas leak in the basement of the church was ignited by the furnace. The resulting explosion demolishe...

Short Story | Updated Feb 27, 2015 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: romance, suspense, spirituality, religion, supernatural

Jack Waters by Themannamedbones

Jack Waters

By Themannamedbones

This is a short story I wrote as an exercise one day at the beach. Look at someone on the beach, and write a story of triumph about them.

Short Story | Updated Feb 27, 2015 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: short, story, triumph, hero, quick, read

From The Window

By joeyreams94

A day of my life.

Short Story | Updated Feb 26, 2015 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Winter Sun

By Tssalem

A mother's grief is warmed by the winter's sunshine.

Short Story | Updated Feb 26, 2015 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Finally Home

By Hayley Baxter

Following a family tragedy we follow the footsteps of our main character on a life altering journey.

Short Story | Updated Feb 26, 2015 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: drama, family, tragedy, climax, resolution

Empty Train Tracks by Mellyhamilton

Empty Train Tracks

By Mellyhamilton

A short story about the last conversation between a man and a woman.

Short Story | Updated Feb 24, 2015 | Reads: 23 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: couple, love, sadness, money, fiction, conversation, marriage, breakup

Tales From The Heart

By H L Holdcroft

A tale of betrayal, pain and infidelity. If you found discovered your boyfriend was having an affair with your best friend how would you be able to deal with the news? Would you think them innocent, or would your world come crashing down around you? This short story portrays just that. Harriet's ...

Short Story | Updated Feb 24, 2015 | Reads: 25 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: betrayal, romance, fiction, heart, break, infidelity, reality, story, short, sad, loss, depression, love, life, female, fiction

The Woeful Samaritan

By Tenacious Lee

A short story written for a fiction writing class. The clash of unforgiving reality and the innocence of a child. From father to son.

Short Story | Updated Feb 23, 2015 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

A NUN IN RESEARCH INSTITUTE by Nikolay Zubets

A NUN IN RESEARCH INSTITUTE

By Nikolay Zubets

– I ordered the prayer to the priest. – What prayer? – From the Colorado potato beetle. – Are you kidding? – Not at all. There is such a prayer!

Short Story | Updated Feb 22, 2015 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: nun, communist, times, typist, colorado, beetles, potato, prayer

Different Wavelengths

By Cwrites

Everything is not as it seems.

Short Story | Updated Feb 22, 2015 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1

The Wall by Lance C Idle

The Wall

By Lance C Idle

“The tunnel under the wall of intellectual snobbery is the only way back to common sense reality, but most won't find it because it is beneath them.” D.E.Navarro

Short Story | Updated Feb 19, 2015 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Liberty  by Lance C Idle

Liberty

By Lance C Idle

"Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves." Abraham Lincoln.

Short Story | Updated Feb 19, 2015 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Remembering Regina by Apurpleheart

Remembering Regina

By Apurpleheart

This is a short story about a boy who learns to deal with his grief and problems in life. Let me know if you have any suggestions for this piece!

Short Story | Updated Feb 18, 2015 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: remembering, regina, regina, remembering, remember, bullying, divorce, family, death, hop, believe, fighting, sadness, depression, moving, grief

Asemooni Viluna

By Chiaroscuro Zeitgeist

A tale on war and strife

Short Story | Updated Feb 16, 2015 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0


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