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This is a continuing story derived from one of the D&D campaigns I am running with some friends. Being the GameMaster, I try to keep it coherent and fun - intentions which are hilariously thrashed by my players. The story begins in a medieval low-magic world with high-magic characters out… Read More

Tags: sci-fi, absurd, dd

" Now before I introduce you to Mr. Wiffly do you have any questions or concerns you'd like made aware to the staff or myself?" asked Mrs. Gomez sweetly and lingeringly enough to provide a polite and courteous window of opportunity for Mr. Stoltz to answer in his own sweet… Read More

Tags: absurd

Book / Fantasy

January 12, 2019

Reads: 660

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Weird Stories for Weird People House

Terra is a good-looking, twenty-something, smart, foolish, useless, tardy moron who has gotten fired from her job for the 69th time. Nathan, an apparent drug addict, then enters her life and offers the job opportunity of a lifetime. As they grow closer, and Nathan's demons show themselves, Terra will learn… Read More
Written as a response to the writing prompt "Unbeknownst to everyone, there's a giant mechanical coin at the center of the universe. The outcome of every major decision is made by that coin. You're the Coin Tosser." from u/Corruptedpencil on r/WritingPrompts. Read More

Short Story / Humor

June 02, 2018

Reads: 326

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

An absurd telling of a classic tale. Or "If you make it dumb, they will read it." MoonYu Cover by Created by 0melapics - Freepik.com Read More

Tags: dumb, funny, absurd

Poem / Romance

April 29, 2018

What's there to say.....just read it! Read More
An idea i had for a story based on a passing comment I heard. Of course just in progress but if you want to leave feedback on what I have so far that would be cool :) , just wondering how it reads. I hope to update this very… Read More

Reads: 260

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A dude who takes guilt to extremes! Read More

Tags: guilt, absurd

One man and a research paper. Read More

Reads: 19397

Comments: 48

Shelves: 19

The Contently Deranged Travelers House

Two Berlin detectives attempt to investigate a strange murder, with the only clue being a piece of paper with a name on it. Continues in NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH, GENESIS, and THE LAST OF THE NSHEOS. Read More
A narrator appears in Nothingness. A voice compels him to tell. A narrator has to tell. Read More
The unforeseen challenges of shipping dragon eggs by mail. Read More
A closer look at modern life through the eyes of an everyday city-dweller. Read More
Two works of flash fiction from the school of the absurd Read More

Short Story / Other

September 19, 2014

Reads: 257

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

What happens when birdwatchers get angry. Read More
Malloy has an assignment. It's supposed to be easy. Maybe his luck will change for the better for once? Read More
A humorous, off-the-wall story, free-flow written, absurd, interesting, and free to read. Read More
It's more of a poem about a poet reflecting on his anti-love love poem. Read More
This is the fourth and final paper I wrote for my creative non-fiction class. The basic conflict is whether or not the original "Die Hard" is technically a Christmas movie. Its just silly little piece that I wrote in response to the suffocating amount of writer ego that was bogging… Read More

Reads: 508

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is the fourth and final paper I wrote for my creative non-fiction class. The basic conflict is whether or not the original "Die Hard" is technically a Christmas movie. Its just a silly little piece that I wrote in response to the suffocating amount of writer ego that was… Read More
Don't ask me where this title came from. I just gave a title which reflects the uncertainty and the confusion of the poem. It is basically a poem of opposites and the edges of feelings. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 19, 2013

Reads: 362

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

I'm not lucky in life at all, so I'm sad and disappointed lots of times. At times like these, I usually write a poem to give my sadness away. This is a poen which was made this way. Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

October 19, 2013

Reads: 344

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

One day, I just started pondering about life and death. Unfortunately, I wrote my thoughts down on this poem. Enjoy... Read More
When Raymond woke up and discovered his mother was missing the idea that she'd disappeared into a bottle of perfume was too much for the poor sap to take, but that's what the message said. Read More
A glimpse into a typical day in Jack Herst, writer-in-hiding, as he tries to escape the parts, or members, of his life that follow him. Read More

Reads: 249

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

WHAT BIRD'S NAMES REALLY MEAN Read More

Tags: bird, names, absurd

Are there really a place on earth that nothing happens or do we carry the nothing to a place of happening? Does time toy with us with it's immense power? Could we really see the time when we look at a clock? This is a story of two men, met… Read More
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