Category: Short Stories

Life Concert 0

Dive

Now the room was spinning. Now he was in control. He had come to live for that feeling. And even if he couldn’t at first remember which drugs he had loaded up on, he...

poem about staying focused 0

Quiet Song

Poem I want to live again without a screen I want to write in a notebook Instead of a phone I want to curl up with a book Not with social media I want...

finding yourself poems 0

The Uncomfortable Chair

Poem it stands still underneath the sun ray wooden engraved with the history of my life and existence tears of waking up mixed with the first smile and fear of the unknown that snakes...

Action Short Story 0

A Festive Feud

Short Story The blow to the head and the resulting fall took the wind out of the Old Man. He groaned as he pulled himself to a sitting position. He wiped blood from his...

short story about killing 0

Pariah Queen

Short Story She never meant to kill anyone. Or anything. In this moment nostalgia yet again hotfooted through her synapses; a jagged, fiery sensation. Her mother was a striking artist and a fashionable smoker....

ode 0

Ode to Grandfathers

Short Fiction   “What was grandpa like?” Katie, surprised, dropped her book and turned around to face her younger brother. “What?” “I’m pretty sure you heard me the first time,” replied Jackson. “I’m assuming you mean...

intrusion short story 2

Animal Dilemmas – Pig Lizard

Short Story   The Lizard was used to attacks of the sort. As if every living creature wanted a piece of its home. The Lizard knew exactly what to do and how to time it....

fiction letters 0

A Letter to Javier Marias

Short Story Dear Your Royal Highness, The Esteemed Javier Marías, I am writing to submit to you my candidacy for Duke of Redonda. In doing so, I shall list the qualities that here to...

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A Silver Knife, a Locket and a Ring

Short Story It was a beautiful day! Mr. Stark Salestone and his family were taking a trip in their car. The gleaming red car was a spacious one, accommodating comfortably all the five of...