101 Words Book

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Literary Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
A collection of varied stories concerning everyday life occurrences.

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But Still...

Submitted: February 16, 2016

But Still… Twnyara slips off the red-soled, high-heeled fashionable nay faddish steppers (the required kit for her executive assist... Read Chapter

Another Catch

Submitted: March 06, 2016

Another Catch Across the party Wendell captivatingly observes Lynette’s dainty movements, lyrical voice, tinkling laugh and well-fo... Read Chapter

The Stamp

Submitted: March 06, 2016

The Stamp Having wrapped a gum band about her emaciated bicep, quavering Sheely tears open the Green Ivy stamp. S... Read Chapter

Bait

Submitted: March 06, 2016

Bait Perlui lay on the warm sand in the deep shade beneath a great palm whose trunk deformed towards the beach, providing a sanctuary... Read Chapter

Care

Submitted: March 06, 2016

Care With rheumy eyes closed still, he becomes aware of the pungent stench hanging like gossamer in the ether, tainting the air there... Read Chapter

Christmas Comet

Submitted: March 06, 2016

Christmas Comet An amalgamation of treasure, talent, emotional quotient and desire are required to produce a Utopian Christmas. I... Read Chapter

Coal Face

Submitted: March 06, 2016

Coal Face Pelch up-lodged the brace, pulling Mike out from delirium; in so doing, Mike brought forth an acknowledgement of the excruc... Read Chapter

Euphony

Submitted: March 06, 2016

Euphony (c.a.1616) 2. : a harmonious succession of words having a pleasing sound Azure, baby, scudding, rose, parent, kiss, twinkle, ... Read Chapter

Horsefly

Submitted: March 06, 2016

Horsefly Leppe pulls the brim snugging his hat, takes a holt of the reins in his left and a handful of mane in his right then sinks, ... Read Chapter

Lagniappe

Submitted: March 06, 2016

Lagniappe Randy grips the beer cave cooler handle with life-or-death intensity. He hangs therefrom weeping, as passing customers ... Read Chapter

Miss Capland

Submitted: March 06, 2016

Miss Capland “Mr. Wenderson, wakeup dear,” Mrs. Bellishing whispers delicately.  Although he remains reposed, Mrs. Belli... Read Chapter

Kids

Submitted: March 06, 2016

Kids Removing the cheese sandwich from the toaster, Pailla sets it to cool. The patio door opens, Jaquan enters. She wishes h... Read Chapter

Derealization

Submitted: March 06, 2016

Derealization Below the cerulean hue, pressured by the unfiltered blast of the noonday sun, the man in that instant feels a nausea pa... Read Chapter

Dependence

Submitted: March 06, 2016

Dependence Praytel slips the life line through the carabineer until it snags on the true lover’s knot. The rope snaps taut exer... Read Chapter

Rawon

Submitted: March 06, 2016

Rawon Spurred, the pony bolts the hillock, from whence Rawon surveys the grazing herd ranged across the green swath. The mountains be... Read Chapter

Super Bowl 50

Submitted: March 06, 2016

Super Bowl 50 “Hello?” “Hi, Dad,” purrs Katrina, the daughter-in-law. “How’s everything?” probes Stu, the famil... Read Chapter

Ran

Submitted: March 06, 2016

Ran Randall lay on the horn.  The man in front dismounts; a massive arm sports a tattoo sleeve. Deliberately the man wal... Read Chapter

Slowed

Submitted: March 06, 2016

Slowed Patrolman Warrenskine steps from his cruiser constantly evaluating the scene. A man sits on the curb in a cardigan sweater... Read Chapter

Time Served

Submitted: March 06, 2016

Time Served Opening the food port, Custodial Officer French is gruff, authoritative. “Put all your stuff in this bag.” Rallin... Read Chapter

Ousted

Submitted: March 06, 2016

Ousted Kal retrieves all the way up to the gunnel. Jerking the rod tip he animates the lure. Priscilla ferociously jigs her line ... Read Chapter

Hot Night

Submitted: March 06, 2016

Hot Night Liayolla monitors a sweat trickle descending her forehead. She follows its progress along her nose-bridge with a final plun... Read Chapter

Prosthetic

Submitted: March 06, 2016

Prosthetic Brian forgave the Grumman A6 pilot years ago. The napalm dropped as friendly fire burned away his arms, legs, hirsute extr... Read Chapter

Psappho

Submitted: March 06, 2016

Psappho Penny tops her ensemble with a sunhat encircled by a gay, erubescent scarf ablaze with the likeness of delphiniums. A las... Read Chapter

Path Ends

Submitted: March 07, 2016

  Path Ends Loush holds silent Jerry’s hand, with full knowledge, Jerry no longer feels, focuses, or cares. Jerry’s own ... Read Chapter

Apt

Submitted: March 18, 2016

A man lives a virtuous life. Read Chapter

Initial Thoughts

Submitted: March 18, 2016

Lust in a nursing home. Read Chapter

Saint Croix

Submitted: October 11, 2016

Escape to paradise Read Chapter

Lamented

Submitted: October 11, 2016

Breakup Read Chapter

Musings

Submitted: October 11, 2016

Death, pining Read Chapter

Fauna

Submitted: October 11, 2016

inspiration Read Chapter

Dear Mr.

Submitted: October 11, 2016

compassion Read Chapter

My Foot

Submitted: October 11, 2016

courage Read Chapter

Niblick

Submitted: October 13, 2016

Personal character Read Chapter

Beasts of Burden

Submitted: October 13, 2016

negotiations Read Chapter

Puppy Love

Submitted: October 13, 2016

mistakes Read Chapter

Talbert

Submitted: October 13, 2016

excitement Read Chapter

Havenwood

Submitted: October 13, 2016

Luncheon

Submitted: October 13, 2016

decorum Read Chapter

Angles

Submitted: October 13, 2016

conniving Read Chapter

Heat

Submitted: October 13, 2016

Spirit Dance

Submitted: October 13, 2016

culture clash Read Chapter

Begging

Submitted: January 13, 2017

A father's obligation to support an immature son. Read Chapter

Misandrist

Submitted: March 13, 2017

Misandrist “Mr. Whittingston, want a cup of coffee, tea or chocolate?” Welt shakes his head in response. Renee bursts through... Read Chapter

Passing

Submitted: March 13, 2017

Passing Renne coughed up phlegm. Her rheumy eyes secreted yellow ooze which she dabbed with a crumpled tissue. “That’s a fine... Read Chapter

Liatta's Dream

Submitted: March 25, 2017

Liatta’s Dream Liatta’s latest mania prompts her father’s question, “Anything on Saturday?” Pelch hopefully inquires. ... Read Chapter

Pawpaw Phil

Submitted: March 25, 2017

Pawpaw Phil Ron flouts the rules, plays fast and loose at the ragged edge. When those who know advise him to keep his son in the car ... Read Chapter

LIfe's Reward

Submitted: April 10, 2017

Life’s Reward Ressle, atremble, eagerly eyes the pipe. His hands bounce in and out in anticipation of Cesio passing over the candy ... Read Chapter

Yeti

Submitted: May 08, 2017

Yeti A step through into a void below the snow, twists a knee and ankle, crippling him. A snow cave protects him from the glacial... Read Chapter

House Paint

Submitted: May 26, 2017

House Paint Below the off ramp sits a BP station. Within I ask, “Hi, this way to Burpar?” The counter girl with a directional... Read Chapter

Cheese

Submitted: June 03, 2017

Cheese “Government cheese’s gone,” Elenor’s squawk contains felicity towards her disheveled housemate of forty years past. ... Read Chapter

True, true, love

Submitted: June 11, 2017

  True, true, love My wife and I were having dinner with my boss, Greg, and his wife, Karen. We could overhear a busboy on t... Read Chapter

A Ring

Submitted: July 26, 2017

A Ring “Everything’s done,” exclaims Dory, nursing our second beer on the subject. “There must be a way that makes this m... Read Chapter

Tommy

Submitted: July 31, 2017

Tommy In Walmart, Tommy finds the input, the content and the socialization which allows for retention of his lucidity as he thwarts h... Read Chapter

Laying Brick

Submitted: August 08, 2017

Laying Brick Melsh cautions himself repeatedly: be patient, be easy. “Son, learn this, you’ll have a trade,” “Alright, Da... Read Chapter

Fishing Rights

Submitted: August 24, 2017

Fishing Rights Randolph Running Trap carefully bends the weir with a bowline and then casts the fish trap into the Columbia River. ... Read Chapter

Contingency

Submitted: September 04, 2017

Contingency A rend in the chain link fabric serves as salvation for Raminez. When I.C.E.’s pickup trucks skid to a stop amongst... Read Chapter

Exertion

Submitted: December 11, 2017

Exertion The porcelain vessel brimming with rice has stood in the corner all Lin’s life. Always some remains when the new harve... Read Chapter

Cathy's Scourge

Submitted: March 21, 2018

Cathy’s Scourge “Hey man, how ya do’en?” I touch his radiation-emaciated thigh to assure I’ve his attention. Ruined now, I ... Read Chapter

Tire Bead Builder

Submitted: March 26, 2018

Tire Bead Builder Thirty years operating a tire bead machine has numbed his hands. Myron repetitively flexes seeking relief. “H... Read Chapter

Paldor's Pain

Submitted: April 17, 2018

Paldor’s Pain “Mr. Paldor would you like something else? You haven’t touched your lunch,” questions Melissa. “No appeti... Read Chapter

Seven-Eleven

Submitted: May 26, 2018

Seven-Eleven At the weapon’s appearance, Jeremy freezes. “Get that shit up out the drawer,” snarls the gunman. Jeremy u... Read Chapter

Hocking Hills

Submitted: June 16, 2018

Hocking Hills “Portia, you wanna take a trip?” “Where?” “Hocking Hills” “What’s there?” “Rocks, w... Read Chapter

Lope's Stratagem

Submitted: June 21, 2018

Lope’s Stratagem Lope lives by skimming the cream id est he engages in slightly lightening other’s burden of wealth. People a... Read Chapter

Rye Whiskey

Submitted: July 01, 2018

Rye Whiskey “It’s historical” “Ya don’t say”  “Settlers moonshined the rye so it’d be easier to store an... Read Chapter

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