Tagged: new fiction

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Senior Prom

Short Story   My collar was too tight. It was my brother’s old dress shirt, and he was a lot smaller than me. I tried to not make it obvious I was uncomfortable, and...

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O is for Orphan

It seems that the sea is home after all. I labored on the churning brine since boyhood, hauling in the bulging nets, scraping my hands on the antiquated equipment, lulled to sleep by the...

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The Wanted Ad

Short Story   Ring, ring, ring. “Hello.” “Howdy.” “Hi there, I’am calling about your wanted ad, I saw in the paper.” “Oh yes Hi, I do currently have an ad in the classifieds at...

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Lunar Lunacy

Short Story I was approached by a rather interesting fellow in a park while I was on vacation a few weeks ago. The man looked to be sharply dressed in an ocean blue suit...

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Vines

Short Story   “And I don’t think I could ever love anyone else, now that I’ve met you,” I said with a long, drawn out smile. I’d not expected my face to contort like...

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Brunch

The  man sat at a table in the crowded restaurant. Upon the arrival of the waitress he smirked at the menu, “The Country Breakfast used to be five ninety five and now it’s six...

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...

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A Real Standup Girl

Short Fiction Brenda’s heart pounded in her chest and she could hear the pulse in her ears. Inhaling through her nose and exhaling through her mouth, which was set in a perfect O, she tried...