Category: Short Stories

short story about gluttony 1

Meat and Veggies

Short Story   I’ve been going to Taste of Texas with my grandparents since I was a kid. They’re friends with the owners so we can get a table anytime. It’s one of my...

Short Stories About Smoking 0

Burn Time

Short Story Jon Doe. 135 pack years. 135. That’s 3 packs per day since the age of 16. Does that not sound ridiculous? 20 to ­24 cigarettes per pack so 60­-72 cigarettes per day… who...

short story about evolution 0

Animal Dilemmas – Sea Horse Shrimp

Short Story The cloud of shrimp continued on its aimless journey carried by the currents, in search for food and occasionally reduced in numbers by a passing whale with a gaping mouth. The colony...

short story about swan 0

Animal Dilemmas – Catfish Swan

Short Story The swans and ducks settled on the edge of the pond under the fence. High-pitched sounds were unnatural to them and signaled danger. Hours later they shed their fears and redistributed evenly...

Sunny Autumn House 0

Tenant

Some mornings, as I step out the front door for a walk, there are prints of bare feet in the soil by the front door. Shallow, as from a light step, circling round the...

short stories about wildlife 0

Animal Dilemmas – Aardvark Gnu

Short Story The Gnu ran blindly, mad with fear through the tall grass. After its first leap, the cheetah landed on a broken bottle buried in the mud and cut both its front legs....