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Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutesIt started with a seed, well, one of many actually, picked freely by dear Mrs Goodgrace, from a Hollyhock that overhung a public path. Lovingly collected and placed safely into a folded envelope the...

dream fantasy short stories 0

Lenseless

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutesFuzzy were the images before him. Their unrecognizable shapes and faces were grotesque, their identities covered up by his failing eyes’ natural mosaic. He slipped the glasses back on and their faces came back...

psychological short stories 0

Mandy

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutesI feel a great deal of depression everyday, mainly because of the way I’m treated by my peers. They don’t understand me. They never will. I don’t know what’s wrong with them, they always...

war short stories 0

Kings of the Hill

Estimated Reading Time: 35 minutesThe field was empty except for that old burned-out German half-track armored troop transport, a scattering of charred tree carcasses, and, of course, mud. On the lifeless tree branches sat black birds, fattened by...

medieval short stories 0

The Celtic Dragon

Estimated Reading Time: 12 minutesThe following is a story based on the Mabinogion tale of Lludd and Llevelys. The story has been modified for literary purposes but the heart of this ancient Celtic tale remains true. Darkness nestled...

fiction short stories 0

The Waiting Room

Estimated Reading Time: 10 minutesBrad felt cold in the waiting room; the central air-conditioning was too efficient. The entire hospital was as frigid as it was antiseptic. “Maybe that’s it”, he mused, “Maybe they keep it cold to...

humor short stories 0

Man`s Best Friend—yeah, Sure

Estimated Reading Time: 10 minutesMan’s Best FriendYeah, Sure! By Schumacher As Told to Bob Sanders Hi. I’m a dog. My name is Schumacher. What kind of a name is that for a dog? I’ve been asking that myself...

personal true short stories 0

Hard Earned Money

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutesI bundled all the saris and was ready to go to the nearest weekly market to sell. Behind this bundle was the hard work put in by every member of my family. My aged...

love short stories 0

Another Time, Another Universe

Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutesShe could clearly tell the sense of isolation on his face that was difficult to shrug off, yet through this horror of imminent death, he felt an arm encircle his neck. He was not...

children's short stories 0

A Baby Turtle

Estimated Reading Time: 1 minuteOne fine night, Evelyn was walking along the sea shore with her Mommy. The sea looked calm and the breeze was refreshing. “Look mommy, there is something moving behind that rock”, shouted Evelyn. “C’mon,...