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Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice

By Origamime

An only son tries to console his mother as he departs. Maybe never to return.

Short Story | Updated May 1, 2010 | Reads: 74 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0
Tags: orange, juice, war, son, goodbye

Bravery And Admiration

By Origamime

A woman preparing for her wedding looks to her mother for strength.

Short Story | Updated May 1, 2010 | Reads: 131 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: wedding, scared, mother, ring, white

A Story's End by santana2425

A Story's End

By santana2425

Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind ------------ J.F.K.

Short Story | Updated May 1, 2010 | Reads: 35 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: war, fiction, apocalypse, city, death, motherhood, judgment, disease, punishment, peace

The Diner (Nighthawks)

By Masonkessie

My idea of what is going on in Nighthawks, the painting by Edward Hopper.

Short Story | Updated Apr 29, 2010 | Reads: 203 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: masonkessie, nighthawks, hopper, fiction, short

Wanda's Story

By Beyurslf

Wanda is the waitress in a small cafe. Her story is told by through the arrival of a stranger in the diner one morning.

Short Story | Updated Apr 28, 2010 | Reads: 54 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2

Gifford Collins

By Joseph Norman

Two short pieces describing the life of a simple man. Two of a series of such pieces describing the life of the inhabitants of French Harbour, Roatan, Honduras.

Short Story | Updated Apr 28, 2010 | Reads: 54 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: caribbean, poverty, simple, living

Everyone Goes Away In The End

By Masonkessie

An old man looks back to the past.

Short Story | Updated Apr 28, 2010 | Reads: 33 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0

The Gutter by Chloe Amarosi

The Gutter

By Chloe Amarosi

A short story about a girl out to dinner with her family who sees a terrible crime committed outside the window.

Short Story | Updated Apr 27, 2010 | Reads: 67 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 2
Tags: gutter, young, adults, incidence

Night Time Girl by Cellove

Night Time Girl

By Cellove

A story about a young woman, who refers to herself as "the night-time woman". A name she had come up with on one of her visits to her lover. He never comes. Always it's her who steps into his world. Until one evening she takes one step too much.

Short Story | Updated Apr 26, 2010 | Reads: 72 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1

The Answered Question

By ender411

Can you guess the answer to Gray's question. Why did Kyle kill himself?

Short Story | Updated Apr 25, 2010 | Reads: 39 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 3
Tags: mystery, odd, other, cliff, hanger, question, answer, awesome

JASMINE FLOWERS by Prateeksha

JASMINE FLOWERS

By Prateeksha

All her life she lived her life for others until she decided to live for herself............ NOTE : This story is the 1st prize winner of the BE CREATIVE (story based on given picture) contest on WRITERSCAFE. Click on the cover to read the story.

Short Story | Updated Apr 25, 2010 | Reads: 329 | Comments: 13 | Likes: 8
Tags: jasmine, flowers, widow, india, love, old, age, bald, hair, cross, religious, school, teacher, marriage, relatives, remorse, killed, death, torture, torment

The Distant Shore by Cellove

The Distant Shore

By Cellove

This is a story without a plot and yet is about the most important thing in life. It's fantasy and in a way not. It's a journey we all take, but some without noticing. But most of all it's a gift and a thanks to someone I hardly know but who teaches me with all the little things he does. So, in a...

Short Story | Updated Apr 25, 2010 | Reads: 83 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: fiction, love, fantasy, developmental

Darkest Of Nights, Steal My Soul by Lonelove

Darkest Of Nights, Steal My Soul

By Lonelove

this is the begining of my story ive had my friend read it and he liked it any suggestions would be great

Short Story | Updated Apr 24, 2010 | Reads: 30 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Harold's Choice

By Beyurslf

This is the first in a series of short stories centered on the choice people make and the affects that choice as it ripples through the lives of the people around them.

Short Story | Updated Apr 24, 2010 | Reads: 46 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0

Knots In Curly Hair by savvy444

Knots In Curly Hair

By savvy444

Knots in Curly Hair is about a girl named Shelby. Shelby had long, curly hair, but that seems to be the root and the solution of her problems.

Short Story | Updated Apr 23, 2010 | Reads: 51 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: love, fiction, curly, hair, girl, mom, separate


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