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Odyssey in a Teacup's humorous slant makes the dark side of our natures look almost appealing! It shows us that by taking on... » Read
A darkly humorous short story (1000 words) about life and the possibility of a happy ending.
Short Story | Updated Oct 23, 2014 | Reads: 25 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 5
By Francis Jay
A short story about a pessimistic young man burdened with a tedious and depressing life who ends up struggling to survive a hostage situation with an insane psychopath who "just wants to talk".
Jacob and Mel are not sure why they are together, but cannot leave one another.
A melancholic poem about escapism and existentialism.
The thoughts of a restless and melancholic young man
By Armen Melikian
At turns heartbreaking and diabolically funny, Journey to Virginland is an avant-garde tour de force, delivered by a master storyteller.
The protagonist, a loutish and uber-cerebral antihero known simply as Dog, takes on the challenge to navigate the perilous paradigm shifts of our age,...
Existentialist piece about a brief brush with death...
He bows to no god. He is his own man. There are no false facades or predestined plans. (Based off of The Stranger by Albert Camus)