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Thrive By Benjamin Olaniyi by Kafricana

Thrive By Benjamin Olaniyi

By Kafricana

A kid in a foster home

Short Story | Updated Oct 12, 2015 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: kafricanathrivebenjaminolaniyi

Night Fishing For Monster Bluegill

By calml4

Gabe loves fishing with his dad and they go on a fishing vacation with the same group every year. The lake where they fish is very special and just how special it is becomes obvious when one of the group comes down with a life threatening illness.

Short Story | Updated Oct 12, 2015 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: fishing, spiritual, magic, friendship, family

Broken Promise by Devin Darnell

Broken Promise

By Devin Darnell

Sometimes, it’s the people we love, who cause us the most pain. Based in the year 1992. This ghetto fable follows the troubled filled lives of the Thomas family. In the midst of a family crisis each member of the Thomas family is faced with making a choice that can tear their househo...

Short Story | Updated Oct 10, 2015 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Continuing On Her Journey By Allen Henriquez

By Allen Henriquez

A short-story by Allen Henriquez

Short Story | Updated Oct 9, 2015 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

The Kind That Eats Through You

By Ministryoflove

Two pairs of siblings, a double date, and a hit of LSD. At the very least, it's interesting.

Short Story | Updated Oct 7, 2015 | Reads: 41 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2

Getting The Full Experience by James Scott

Getting The Full Experience

By James Scott

CAUTION!!! STORY CONTAINS EXTREME VIOLENCE and SENSITIVE SUBJECT MATTER!!! I've touched many subjects as a writer. I've always tried to not write about the same thing twice. This can be challenging after a while, especially when you're number one rule is

Short Story | Updated Oct 6, 2015 | Reads: 38 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 3
Tags: short, story, short, story, fiction, writing, writer, write, domestic, abuse, abuse, speak, up, stop, the, abuse, pain, suffering, violence, blood

The Pianist's Lost Hand

By Nbttung

Enter the mind of the pianist, who is the best in Europe, and experience the struggle he faces after an incident. In terms of genre, I honestly do not know where to put it so I just categorised it as literary fiction. This is a short story I wrote quite a while back and I would like to share it.

Short Story | Updated Oct 6, 2015 | Reads: 23 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: science, fiction, fantasy, literary, fiction, piano, mysticism

The Fisherman's Centennial

By Keyboard Masher

An interview with the oldest resident of a small Maine town.

Short Story | Updated Oct 5, 2015 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

The Death Of Melisa

By Byond

I use this story to discuss the purpose and meaning of life.

Short Story | Updated Oct 4, 2015 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1


By Simpetweb

Like in the children's paper and pen game of the same name, the main character takes incremental steps towards hanging a man, though here it's his own self induced destruction which is at stake. (plot twists come free but the broken fourth wall is non-refundable) OCCASIONAL STRONG LANGUAGE [3300i...

Short Story | Updated Oct 3, 2015 | Reads: 26 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0
Tags: existentialism, evolution, addiction, suicide, hope, dementia, twist, fourth-wall, cynicism, god

A Song In The Wind By Allen Henriquez - Part 2

By Allen Henriquez

Part 2

Short Story | Updated Oct 2, 2015 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Tears From The Compound Eye

By Justin George

A patient in a coma recounts their life experiences while those around her don't realize her alertness.

Short Story | Updated Sep 29, 2015 | Reads: 21 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: euthansia, coma, patient, ventilator, sick, death, spirit, life, after, death

Wordtime by Hanorbi


By Hanorbi

When the worlds of words and time are blended, is what's left a blessing or a curse?

Short Story | Updated Sep 29, 2015 | Reads: 34 | Comments: 12 | Likes: 8

Above The Embers

By Thegrizzlybear

What would be the last thing you would say to your brother before they die? Connor remembers his last words to Finn.

Short Story | Updated Sep 29, 2015 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 6 | Likes: 0
Tags: fiction, funeral, grief

The Night I Spent In Moab by Jonah Ryan

"The Night I Spent In Moab"

By Jonah Ryan

According to Wikipedia, Moab is a city in Grand County, in eastern Utah, in the western United States. The population was 5,046 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat and largest city in Grand County. I can verify all of this as true, as I personally have been to Moab, once or twice...

Short Story | Updated Sep 28, 2015 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: tequila, sadness, depression, city, autumn

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