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Short Story / Humor

December 31, 1969

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Use a dog zapper to control rude children. Sarcastic Humor. Read More

Short Story / Memoir

August 12, 2020

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A woman tries to persuade her new boyfriend to lock his apartment doors, but the boyfriend constantly ignores her advice until he encounters an unusual situation. Read More

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Whisked away from dark times... Read More

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An elderly woman joined the crowds hoping for the best. Read More
A reflection on events out of the life of an ex-alcoholic. Read More

Short Story / Memoir

July 16, 2020

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A boy finds a sleeping man in the stable. Read More

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Two old fellows, reminiscing about old times. Read More
My misadventures. Read More

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(Part 4) It is finished Read More

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My friend has an aviary where he keeps canaries. The trouble is they're not free. Read More

Short Story / Memoir

June 26, 2020

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It's the first of the month and Levi is responsible for rent collections in the shabby apartment block which supports the distant lifestyle of its shabby owner. Shaking rent money out of people brings Levi into contact with lives that he otherwise wouldn't know about, and would probably rather not… Read More

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Crowds gathered, fists shook and placards waved, but did they know - or understand? Read More

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(Part 3) Read More

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(PART 2) Read More

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(PART 1) Who was Jade? Read More
A short anecdote from my childhood Read More

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During a storm, a young woman needed a lift to the hospital. Read More

#baby, #storm

Short Story / Memoir

May 20, 2020

Reads: 131

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The tragic time of WWI, the Spanish flu and the Great Depression changed Skinner's outlook. Read More
This is a short story/memoir describing my thoughts during the quarantine. Read More

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A piece I did a few years ago, about a day that happened a few years before that. Read More

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The unusual things you experience in the funeral business. This story is true, and is story nineteen from Undertakings of an Undertaker. The odd things people do, especially as they get older....alone, living in the country, in an aged house. Putting money away for a rainy day .......lots of people… Read More

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An elderly couple in a senior citizens apartment building finds something disgusting in a can of grape juice, and they try to find out what it is. Read More
Two women search for the truth concerning a hospital rumor. According to the popular rumor, a famous talk-show host supposedly rented the entire second floor of a hospital during a treatment from a well-known doctor. Read More
At a speech contest, a woman narrates her rugged life in the military. Then she describes her mother’s catfight in the alley as a teenager. Read More

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Three boys go to the carnival and pay a photographer to take their pictures. The photographer claims that his camera can produce photos that will show how the boys will look in the future. Read More
A daughter recounts her mother’s experience with automatic rent-withdraw at a senior citizens apartment-building. Read More

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A young couple becomes engaged in high school, and they later decide to postpone the wedding until the boy has served in the military (during World War II). Read More

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Eva expected Barry to propose to her soon after high school graduation, but Barry felt that he should help his mother to take care of his siblings until they had finished school. And by the time Barry was ready to get married, Eva was no longer available because of her… Read More
A story of a man who repairs a clock radio in exchange for Chinese rice, and he ends up with a disappointing commodity Read More

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A woman fills out an application at a senior citizens apartment-building, and she does not have to pay anything. A short time later, an interracial couple fills out an application at the very same apartment-building, but they must pay $15.00 for background-check. Read More
A successful woman is opportunistic and heartless, but she eventually plans to change her ways. Read More
Despite the fact that Sparky and Paul were racially different, they could not have been better matched as sister and brother. From the moment they entered each other’s life, they regarded one another as true siblings; and this close relationship would endure throughout their lives. Read More
A kind-hearted milkman helps a woman to supply her children with fresh milk until her husband finds employment in a different state. Read More
Two women are best friends, but one lives an honest life while the other lies and manipulates people’s emotions. The honest woman must decide whether or not to lie for her friend. Read More
Part 2 of the story of a 74-year-old Korean man who recalls his early childhood years. He narrates 13 experiences during his approximate age of six. He portrays his happy family-life even during the second year of the Korean War. Read More
A 74-year-old Korean man recalls his early childhood life. He narrates some of his experiences during his early years approximately ages two through six. He portrays his happy family-life prior to and during the earlier part of the Korean War. His life was simple, yet very happy. Read More
A man becomes injured and worries about losing his job. His condition does not improve until he has reached the breaking point. Read More

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Have you ever felt like you were being trapped for a purpose? Purpose to make you realize what's authentic and what really matters in life. Read More