Category Archives: Short Stories

Very short story dedicated to George Orwell…

“Birth control is illegal.  Underground sellers, or buyers, go to jail for life, or are hung.  Houses are being torn down to make room for more prisons.” “They’re closing the borders.  Women will not be allowed to leave the country.” … Continue reading

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The next step…

“I love their tea and cookies,” grunted Mona, setting down her cup. “Me too,” sighed Lara, taking another bite of a hot chocolate chip cookie. “Where’s your ring?” “Oh, we broke up.” “WHAT?” said Mona, loudly.  “When?” “A couple days … Continue reading

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a short story about america…

“How many died today?” asked the tech. “Fourteen, but three more are hanging on by a thread,” said the doctor.  “It’s touch and go. All but two were teens.” “How many more have to die because of them?” “As many … Continue reading

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WOMAN HOLDING UMBRELLA…a short story

She just wanted to go for a walk.  It was supposed to rain, so she brought her umbrella and then she somehow, she lost her shoes and when she looked up, the sky was white and she could feel the … Continue reading

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The Detective…

The flock of flamingos in my yard were absolutely bursting with excitement.  It’s not everyday The Detective passes by.  She gets the job done, solves every case,  but no one has ever seen seen her…all thy ever see is her … Continue reading

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Alice…2..for Melanie

“Flamingos,” said Alice, stomping her foot on the floor.  “She’s doing it again!  The QUEEN is playing garden games with FLAMINGOS!  That’s cruelty to birds.” “You know she does that,” said her mother.  “It’s nothing new.   It’s just croquet.” “Yes, … Continue reading

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Stella…

Stella opened her own bar.  She called it THE BOX, to remind people that that’s how most people lived their lives…inside a box of their own making.  She just wanted to let them know that it didn’t have to be … Continue reading

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