Category Archives: Short Story

Chess

“Chess” A game of chess is played by two My foe he sits across from me I ponder moving, patiently An inch of might – this nasty Bee. A staring contest now ensues I need an edge, but quietly I … Continue reading

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Sentimentality

I’ve often wondered about animals; their thoughts, their motivations – fears, interests, communication, family, community. I wonder if they think like humans. I wonder if their nature is arbitrary, or structured. With such a likeness to humans in terms of … Continue reading

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Reversal

“Reversal” “Legends speak of a fountain, a fountain that grants any wish verbally spoken for the small price of a single coin. Quarters, pennies, nickels and dimes all equally work. The fountain does not distinguish between those who have the … Continue reading

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An Hour-Long Prayer

After days of feeling worthless, useless, weary and broken – after feeling insignificant amidst the size of even just the world, or the complexity of basic cells, even to my limited understanding of grand-scale events like the universe, and even … Continue reading

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Christian Smut

“Christian Smut” Journal Entry # 1206 Topic: Today’s Events and My Thoughts About Said Events Why do I journal? Simply to ease my busy mind of another agonizing thought. Do I care who reads this? No. This is just alleviation … Continue reading

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The Red Light

“The Red Light” Screech. His brakes really needed replacing. Driving while it was wet outside wasn’t a common practice for John Jacques III. Nonetheless, after school, it was a necessity. Numerous images flashed through his head as he stopped: the … Continue reading

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The Day The Peanut Butter Side of the Toast Landed Up

“The Day The Peanut Butter Side of the Toast Landed Up” She opened the drawer carefully, leaning over the small compartment glimpsing viciously and searching thoroughly for the perfect utensil for spreading the peanut butter. Dodging sharp meat-cutting knives and … Continue reading

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Almost Easy

“Almost Easy”             He had committed to this task four months earlier. Every day it grew harder despite his growing stronger. The only task assigned to him and he had yet to finish, let alone make significant progress. Any onlooker … Continue reading

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The Island

“The Island”             He awoke lethargic, his eyes darting lazily from the massive palm trees drawing a thin black line in the hot golden sand to the five foot tall waves that could engulf him had they not broken thirty … Continue reading

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