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By Kathleen Clare Waller
Catherine James has a brain tumor. To the surprise, and sometimes disgust, of others, she has accepted her fate, but there is still something lurking that will not let her mind rest.
A widowed mother, Catherine has just returned to her expatriate painterâ€™s life in Paris. Unbidden...
Immortality has its ups and downs, I guess I can't complain. But I didn't ask for this, I didn't want to watch my family grow old and die. I wanted to have a family of my own, kids to scold and love, a wife. Why me? I didn't ask for this, but I didn't have a choice.
When you think of a runaway woman in a dress you think of a bride, right? This is not the case.
When Lacey's best friend gets engaged, she immediately asks for Lacey to be her maid of honor. All the planning and love gets Lacey thinking about how much she wants to find love and how much she...
â€œOh,â€ I sighed and all my resistance faded to unimportance. I closed my eyes and felt his lips against my neck. The world slowly fell away. Time seemed to stand still; my heart stopped beating and all the air seemed to rush from my lungs. As he held me I could feel something...
The prompt was: Write an end-of-days story from a non-human point of view (animal, tree, insect, cloud, etc.) This is what I came up with.
By Daemon Micks
Stephen and Ivan arrive in in the Boston area early in the morning. They stop at an old pub on the ourskirts of the city and sit for a meal and to talk about what to expect, and try to uncover more of Ivan's past...
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By Diana Kouprina
This is a story of how I over complicate simplicity. All I was meant to do was simply go to a scheduled appointment. I was given the time, date and the address which was provided for me. I was extremely nervous about this appointment. My nervousness and fear consumed me by fear and self doubt....
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By Colby Cotton
A young boy works for a butcher one summer in Boston. This is one chore, in one day in his youth.
The brothers that bombed the Boston Marathon came from somewhere. They have a history. What would a correspondence between the two have looked like?
There have been some terrible tragedies happen where weâ€™ve lost innocent people and I think this is a great opportunity for everyone to remember those victims. First it was the shooting at the movie theater in Colorado, then the shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school, and recently the...
By Anthony J Piccione
A poem in response to the many mass shootings and acts of terror America has seen in recent years.
By Jayson Wyz
Short story written for my Fiction Writing class.
It was also submitted into Broward College Spring Writes contest and placed 2nd.