Short Stories

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 – On the High Dive of Life (By Lynn Long)

I have many fond memories of my childhood summers spent at the local swimming pool. To me, the pool was a magical place where I would spend countless hours in play, splashing the day away with my friends. I can still ...
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Short Story – Mimosa (By Adel Aaron)

Mimosa 1 “You’re ten minutes late. Why?” Frank’s question took her by surprise. If only Claire could tell him she hadn’t wanted to be late. That some things were simply beyond her control. So many things were beyond her control ...
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Short Story – Older Days (By Nathan Young)

Older Days I do not like this, and I miss the older days. Back then was good. I remember so much from back then. I had gone to London (I forget now why but I do remember the important things ...
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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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Short Story – The Plane Home (By Douglas Robbins)

The Plane Home          By Douglas Robbins I’m on my way this time. I’m tired of being lonely, a nobody, living in the shadows of my life. I’ve been on my way before and always got stuck. I’m heading home ...
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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 Fiction – By The Yellow Light (By Melissa R. Mendelson)

By The Yellow Light by, Melissa R. Mendelson I was nine when my parents got divorced.  I could hear them arguing downstairs as I clutched Teddy in my arms.  I always felt safe in this house.  I didn’t want to ...
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Short Fiction – The Candle Lights (By Melissa R. Mendelson)

The Candle Lights by, Melissa R. Mendelson A soft glow slipped across the darkness.  It chased the shadows away.  All the unwanted emotions like doubt and fear became silenced.  Peace was no longer a dream, and the body would know ...
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Short Fiction – sKiN (By Melissa R. Mendelson)

sKiN by, Melissa R. Mendelson Are you hungry? Are you thirsty? Are you cold? Are you warm? Are you awake? Are you aware? These questions ran on a loop. It seemed like with every hour, they greeted me as an ...
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