Author: Tyler Clifton

fiction about childhood 1

Hole

Short Story   Tommy left home a lot. He would come over and hangout. We would play in an old play set outside my house. He didn’t talk a lot. There was woods across...

fiction about school 0

Locker 138

Short Story   Locker 138 is the place where I met the best girlfriend I ever had and where I broke up with her. It’s also where I made about $300 off of letting...

short stories about social class 0

New Friends

Short Story They were doing lines in the bathroom. When I went in there was white powder spread across the granite and sink, they didn’t clean it up as well as they wanted. Dylan...

short story about growing old 0

The Tree

Short Story   I can’t remember the first time I saw the sun. Memories only go back to when I was about three years old, and by then I was about four feet tall....

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Stage Lights

Short Story Coffee and cigarettes Are the way people star their day When there’s nothing new to do But more of the same Ardency turns to Urgency turns to Complacency turns to Impotency I’m...

short story about family tree 0

In The River’s Current

Short Story   It was a Thursday in 1946 when the father of my father didn’t come home. This wasn’t uncommon, but that night was one of the few nights he promised he would...

coming of age fiction 0

Spaceman

Short Story He could see the constellations from his bed. His dad taped up little plastic glow-in-the-dark stars on the ceiling. Some were in the shape of actual constellations, most weren’t. There was a...

introspective fiction 0

Claw Marks

Short Story   You always remember the first time you did something. Even years later. It’ll be something small, meaningless-but then you’ll go back for a split second to the exact moment whatever it...