Category Archives: Short Stories

Dead…a short story

She knew she was dead.  She’d watched herself bleed out, laying on the street, face down in the rain.  She always loved the way the rain made the streets look.  It reminded her of Paris. So, dead.  Now what?  She … Continue reading

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The Bear Store…a story about true friendship.

Every evening, after the shop was closed for the night, she looked at the bears through the window.  She named each of them, and treated them like the friends that they were.  She missed the bears who were purchased, but … Continue reading

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Sandi and the bookstore 2

Tom looked at Carlie, her back rigid, anger rolling off of her, as she looked out the door. “What’s wrong?” he asked. “Nothing,” she hissed.  “Do you have Sandi’s address?” “Why would I have her address?” Carlie dug her claws … Continue reading

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Sandi…a short story

The used bookstore was dim and smelled unpleasantly of old books.  But she went there everyday and stayed from morning until closing.  The owners were so used to seeing her, they brought her a donut and juice each morning, since … Continue reading

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Sidney and Carol…A Short story.

“What do you think about the Myth of the Virtuous woman?”  asked Sidney. “Not much,” said Carol. “It’s a huge invisible chastity belt for females.” “I agree.  Men made it up to control our lives.  It was, of course, sanctioned … Continue reading

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The Fairy Woods, a short story.

She saw the sign and frowned.  Would fairies leave a plaque of sorts, telling humans where they were?  She thought it was unlikely.  Still, she had gone into the woods looking for them, and so far, this was the first … Continue reading

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The Tiny Cafe on the Corner…a short story.can

“Is this The Tiny Cafe on the Corner?” he asked. She made a face at him, then pointed to the sign. “Oh, yeah, sorry.” She pointed to the other sign. “Do a lot of people bring nuclear weapons into the … Continue reading

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The Giraffe…a very short story

The giraffe was quite put out.  After all, high in the sky was where she liked to spend her alone time.  So one day, while she was contemplating the mysteries of the universe, mostly why humans ever evolved to destroy … Continue reading

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Curtis Lester…a short story about darkness and light…

Everyone knew Curtis Lester had gone dark.  Everyone.  It started when he was eleven.  It wasn’t his fault, not exactly.  I mean when you wake up in the middle of the night and your bed is surrounded by men in … Continue reading

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The chat…a very short story.

“It was a dark and stormy night,” he muttered, picking at the keys. “When?” she asked. “When what?” “When was it dark and stormy?  A few weeks ago?” “It doesn’t matter when. It’s  fiction.” “I thought you said your writing … Continue reading

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