Short Stories

Short Story – Unfriendly Skies (By Melissa R. Mendelson)

Unfriendly Skies by, Melissa R. Mendelson The sky was portrait blue.  White clouds graced across it.  The sun dipped in and out.  Black strokes of bird swayed into view.  The world was quiet and disappeared down below, and all the ...
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Short Fiction – Rape of The Lock (By Opaniyi Samuel Oluwawumi)

            RAPE OF THE LOCK          OPANIYI SAMUEL OLUWAWUMI Yemisi was nice to me. Nkechi just left me for no cause. We were already thinking of marriage and I just newly got a Big-Daddy Toyota Camry Car then; she had ...
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Short Fiction – Auto Pilot (By Melissa R. Mendelson)

AUTO PILOT By, Melissa R. Mendelson “How was your father’s funeral?” “It was fine.” “Just fine, Gary?” Gary stretched out on a brown, leather couch.  He turned to look at the older gentleman sitting near him with his legs crossed ...
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Short Story – Plight (By Tahereh K.V. Dahkurdi)

Plight The house of Saman and Shayan was located on a three-part street; the houses with yard were in the first part, corporate houses were in the middle and in the end there were the garrison and a military training ...
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Short Story – The Better to See You With (By Midu Hadi)

The Better to See You With By Midu Hadi Chapter 1 The ophthalmologist plucked the nictitating membrane off the petri dish with a pair of forceps. Syd moved it around a bit until she found the right place for it ...
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Short Story (By Rachel Tucker)

I sat on the park bench watching my niece as she guarded her 4 year old son who clambered like a monkey over the jungle gym. Happy shouts and laughter filled the air and I found myself transported back to ...
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Story / Manuscript – Pearlman (By David Russell)

Pearlman is a mythological fantasy and time travel themed story by David Russell. You can read the story within the embedded PDF viewer, or you can download the PDF to your device for offline reading. You can also print it ...
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Short Story – Life’s Riverbed (By Haidji)

Life’s Riverbed Square Table. 2 persons, 4 places. One for the handbags; one empty place. The plate was in front of Sophie. Marianne was sitting in front of her, speaking so much that Sophie could not hear it anymore: “Why ...
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Short Fiction – The Camp (By Melissa R. Mendelson)

The Camp By, Melissa R. Mendelson White snow clung to metal, begging for escape.  Its watery fingers traced the barb wire.  Cold tears fell, circling and plummeting to the ground, eaten by oblivion.  A glimpse of sunlight tried to catch ...
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Short Fiction – The Girl In The Window (By Melissa R. Mendelson)

The Girl In The Window by, Melissa R. Mendelson I first noticed her one night before dark.  She hovered in front of the window, staring outward.  At first, I thought that she was staring at me, but she wasn’t.  It ...
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