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Azham

By Adi Wisechild

A Man looks back at the last twelve months of his life.

Short Story | Updated Jul 15, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

My Name Is Gemma Kendall

By ecole93

My Name is Gemma Kendall is a short story written in first person, present tense. It is a piece of literary fiction which focuses on dark themes such as bullying, depression, alcoholism and crime. The story is written as a stream of consciousness; the narrator’s thoughts and opinions are p...

Short Story | Updated Jul 14, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: crime, arson, fire, female, protagonist, first, person, present, tense, literary, fiction, boyfriend, drugs, alcohol, alcoholic, alcoholism, mother, parent, relationship, drugs

Silent Knight

By Schlafendwolf

A short story about the ethics of human progress.

Short Story | Updated Jul 14, 2014 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Tea Time by Motus Ginus

Tea Time

By Motus Ginus

Two men have a lovely conversation over a cup of tea. At the same time, events happen, seemingly at random. A one shot written for the Tallenge literature contest.

Short Story | Updated Jul 14, 2014 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: tea, gentleman, human, people, knight, monsieur, dictator, edward, war, mansion, rose, flower, friend, friends, friendship

AMBITION As CLM by Robert Price

AMBITION As CLM

By Robert Price

It has been Matthew's dream, ever since he was a little boy to become a pilot and fly; just like his dear old dad. Also, I realize there are some spelling errors in this short story. I will get to them as soon as I can. R.P

Short Story | Updated Jul 13, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1

WISH UPON A STAR

By Celin Jay

The author confronts the same man whom she had obsessed over ages ago and is determined to steer clear off him but it somehow does not turn out that way.

Short Story | Updated Jul 13, 2014 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: romantic, fiction

The Patient Priest  by killerfired7

The Patient Priest

By killerfired7

Even the strongest of people can sometimes lose themselves to their emotions, a short short about a priest whose life is encountered by the loss of his loved ones.

Short Story | Updated Jul 13, 2014 | Reads: 16 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: tragedy, emotional, loss, lonely, confession

The Clearing by Tinylilbug

The Clearing

By Tinylilbug

They see their dead father in an empty clearing. Snow is falling.

Short Story | Updated Jul 12, 2014 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: snow, loneliness, memory, ghosts

A Life So Changed

By Sahil Mehra

A man at war gets caught in a quagmire of moral crisis that changes his life.

Short Story | Updated Jul 11, 2014 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Seattle Nights PART 1 by Benn

Seattle Nights PART 1

By Benn

The Universe doesn't reward you for trying. The Universe doesn't reward you for being morally good. The Universe doesn't care about you. The Universe doesn't care how hard you run up the stairs. The Universe doesn't care what your intentions were, or that it was an accident. My cousin was 23 when...

Short Story | Updated Jul 11, 2014 | Reads: 23 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: seattle, short, story, fiction, death, fire, apartment, rebellion, drugs, alcohol, exciting, existentialism, big, city, young, adult

The Face Of Loss by Ishitagaikwad

The Face Of Loss

By Ishitagaikwad

A story perched between reality and emotion to explore loss.

Short Story | Updated Jul 8, 2014 | Reads: 81 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 2
Tags: fiction, psychosis, loss, hallucination

Rock Gang: Sydney's Story by Alex The Shadow Girl

Rock Gang: Sydney's Story

By Alex The Shadow Girl

I am continuing my Rock Gang series. this may be my last story in this series but I hope you understand the feeling behind it.

Short Story | Updated Jul 7, 2014 | Reads: 58 | Comments: 33 | Likes: 11

I Died Again Last Night

By Brightlightsloudnoises

This is a short story about a spirit who lives to die.

Short Story | Updated Jul 6, 2014 | Reads: 17 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0

Questioning My Outlook Of Life

By Rowan Skeech

A teenager's concern. The protagonist's life story, point of view of life, and the thoughts that possess the protagonist's mind.

Short Story | Updated Jul 6, 2014 | Reads: 16 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: literary, fiction, insight, life, concerns, teenager, thoughts, mind, point, of, view

1930

By Davidrsdo

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Short Story | Updated Jul 5, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: fiction


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