Category: Fiction

fiction about city life 0

Stacks

Short Story   My roommate, April, moved into my apartment on a Sunday. She brought the sun with her. I helped her carry boxes up from her Jetta and into the tiny room I...

fiction about poverty 0

We’ll Fly Away

Short Story   Salma stared at the clouds all day. The quiet stilled her mind to let her dream dreams of flight. Salma would find a way into the library after closing and spend...

online reading 0

Interview

Short Story   I don’t know where to begin, Doc. Well, start from the beginning. That’s the thing. I actually have no idea where the beginning is. What’s the last thing you remember? It...

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Exorcism

It snarled. I closed my eyes and sighed, Here we go again. How had it lived this long? This beast, this BEAST, This shape-shifting demon. Lured by its advent charm- Its warm, disarming demeanor-...

New Short Stories 0

The Outside – Part One

Short Fiction   With little knowledge of the outside, I stare helplessly at the city gates. Stumbling onto the platform, only a few stragglers continue their shushed conversations. I motion toward John, who rallies...

impending loss fiction 0

Coyotes

Short Story   Dad said he heard Coyotes around midnight every night. He slept on the couch a lot, which made it hard for him to sleep. The television would be on quietly until...

The Lighthouse 0

The Lighthouse

I woke with the dawn that morning. The sunlight fell in through the window and it was moments before I realized where I was. The bed was as hard as frozen hay beneath me....