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THANKSGIVING DINNER - 1951

By Karstens

And now, the tale . . . My Aunt Judy was the terror of every family gathering. I was too young at the time to realize what was going on other then she was the only one who provided entertainment at these affairs. She would become very insulting with each glass of wine, or whatever it was that she...

Short Story | Updated Nov 23, 2014 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: family, dinner, party, food, fight, juvenile, point, of, view

The Pond Where His Brother Once Stood by Garrett Monroe

The Pond Where His Brother Once Stood

By Garrett Monroe

The reader is thrust into a dialectic of ill humor, alcohol, and a dynamic tone that slowly reveals the truth of the situation at hand, ending after a series of flashbacks through the eyes of the protagonist's brother. I played around with alternating perspective and tense, and really tried to ca...

Short Story | Updated Nov 23, 2014 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: literary, fiction, war, death, humor, realism, texas, fiction, army, family, beer, alcoholism, adolescence, growing, up, alternating, tense

Nuts by Tanta

Nuts

By Tanta

Looking back at it, this one was inspired by Roald Dahl. I suppose this story is a bit of a tribute to him. If you enjoy dark humour, read on :)

Short Story | Updated Nov 21, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: humour, dark, humour, fiction, short, story, train, ride

Shotgun by Joe Zaydon

Shotgun

By Joe Zaydon

A petty, drunken debate alters the course of three young lives.

Short Story | Updated Nov 20, 2014 | Reads: 18 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: short, story, drama, mystery, car, accident, drinking, winter, alien

Echo And Naricussus: Love On The Island Of Lost Boys

By Jack John Kelly

First Chapter of my novella/ independent short story.

Short Story | Updated Nov 19, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1

Table For One, Please by Jacobschase

Table For One, Please

By Jacobschase

The thoughts that arise b/m bites of burrito...

Short Story | Updated Nov 18, 2014 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

It Could Be Worse

By padre2000

Suffering the after effects of failed banks and a forced financial bail-out, modern day Ireland can be a tough environment in which to survive. (Feedback welcome first ever submission)

Short Story | Updated Nov 18, 2014 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: ireland, financial, bail, out

The Other (Her) Half by Jacobschase

The Other (Her) Half

By Jacobschase

Dangerous

Short Story | Updated Nov 17, 2014 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Just Another Balloon

By William Zorro

An abstract, cruel summary of a boy who realizes that bad things don't always happen to others.

Short Story | Updated Nov 16, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: monsters, balloon, realization

Lana by Theeribert

Lana

By Theeribert

Not your typical love story in a very typical setting.

Short Story | Updated Nov 16, 2014 | Reads: 21 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: love, story, love, fiction, college, cute, romance, unreal

Poolside Memoirs...

By Jacobschase

A brief dash of an afternoon

Short Story | Updated Nov 16, 2014 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Oblivion by Theeribert

Oblivion

By Theeribert

Life is all about second chances. Will you take yours?

Short Story | Updated Nov 14, 2014 | Reads: 18 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 3
Tags: oblivion, fiction, afterlife, what, high, weird

The Bridge

By Suntothee

It starts with a boy on a bridge.

Short Story | Updated Nov 12, 2014 | Reads: 77 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Road Kill 2

By Sciencegirltr

What can happen with 51 years old woman, who decided to start dating again.

Short Story | Updated Nov 11, 2014 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

A Knock On The Door by Tanta

A Knock On The Door

By Tanta

This story represents closure; a tortured existence is finally set free.

Short Story | Updated Nov 11, 2014 | Reads: 29 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: short, story, drama, suicide, death, joy


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