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Modicum Consideration For Consolation by Gari Hart

Modicum Consideration For Consolation

By Gari Hart

A man revisits a familiar location after the funeral of a friend.

Short Story | Updated Jan 20, 2015 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: alcohol, funeral, memories

Broken Dash

By Jock

A short story of sudden realizations and a life seemingly wasted.

Short Story | Updated Jan 20, 2015 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: memories, moments, seize, feelings, realizations, short

Standby

By Peahead

When Barbara loses her husband of 45 years the loneliness threatens to overwhelm her. Until that is, the unexpected arrival of two friends.

Short Story | Updated Jan 19, 2015 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Making My Way by Craig Hollister

Making My Way

By Craig Hollister

Who am I? Where is America's soul? Who are we as a nation? We read what a struggling man has to say about this important issue in life. This is a very short story.

Short Story | Updated Jan 19, 2015 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 3
Tags: consumer, society, homeless, america

IT AIN,T EASY BEING A MESSENGER OF GOD by Lancelot Knight Of The Cloak

IT AIN,T EASY BEING A MESSENGER OF GOD

By Lancelot Knight Of The Cloak

IT IS NICE TO BE IN LITERARY FICTION AGAIN THIS IS MY HOME, AND I SHOULD BE IN PG NOT G BECAUSE IT DOES REQUIRE GROWNUPS TO UNDERSTAND. SOMEPEOPLE LIKE TO PLAY MIND GAMES WITH ME BUT THAT IS O.K. I RUB PEOPLE WRONG MYSELF.

Short Story | Updated Jan 17, 2015 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: spiritual

Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

By Catulluslives

A story about making an important decision. Emulated in the style of James Joyce

Short Story | Updated Jan 15, 2015 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

A Half Empty Mug Of Coffee, Lipstick, And A Tear Stained Napkin

By Brooklyn Shay

Short story about a sad woman in denial.

Short Story | Updated Jan 15, 2015 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Schadenfreude

By Stevie Phoenix

Left to your interpretation...

Short Story | Updated Jan 15, 2015 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Give Me Liberty by Thushara

Give Me Liberty

By Thushara

A woman is giving birth under extraordinary circumstances. A little story that explores the social forces that led up to it.

Short Story | Updated Jan 15, 2015 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: war, soldier, resist, morality, empathy

Just 'cause I Played With The Sea by Abby Callan

Just 'cause I Played With The Sea

By Abby Callan

Crabs have pincers for a reason. That's all.

Short Story | Updated Jan 14, 2015 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: crabs, magician, legend

Those Green Eyes by Huntedtornado

Those Green Eyes

By Huntedtornado

This one was written by my father while he was overseas in Kuwait. The story is hard to write about without giving something away, but it is utterly beautiful. It is a story about a young boy and a girl, ever curious by nature, and a house with a story to tell.

Short Story | Updated Jan 14, 2015 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Flow Of Despair.

By Maskedlife

A Volcanic Eruption in a young boy's eye for the first time.

Short Story | Updated Jan 13, 2015 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: water, lava, volcanoe, death, die, dead, died, dying, twist, sad, killed, sadness, sea, stream, red, blue, black, abyss, ocean, litery

He Always Married Them Off

By Dharmadas

A grandmother passes on a family story with an unexpected ending but is it true?

Short Story | Updated Jan 13, 2015 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

The Village Far Away

By Alenthas

PS: I can't seem to put paragraphs for some reason. This is about a man I've met once, a great man who had lost everything. A man whom came from a distant city where an earthquake destroyed his town and family, and no one lifted a finger. He pleaded to the PM himself and only got a face full of i...

Short Story | Updated Jan 13, 2015 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Dizzy In The Rain

By Writingwolfaifen

She spins and spins and laughs and laughs and all the while... the rain falls.

Short Story | Updated Jan 12, 2015 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0


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