Category Archives: Short Stories

The Older I Get, The Less I Know. Turning 25. Love. Dear Abby. A Fairytale, Brothers Grimm Style. A Little Sarcasm. Some Humor. A Reference to James Joyce. All In All, I Hope An Interesting Read. I Think That Sums It Up.

Caution: In a piece to make James Joyce proud, I’ve realized that the older I get, the less I know.  And because it’s 2:56AM and my head is killing me and I really need to go to bed right now, … Continue reading

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368 Days

368 Days She’d been thinking about him a lot lately.  He kept coming back, again and again. She thought of him in the morning, when the air was crisp and smelled like fall.  She thought of the long drive through … Continue reading

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A Word

A Word She woke in the dark, as she did every night.  She reached for the phone on the shelf beside her bed, clicked the center circle, checked for his message.  And as every night for the last three weeks, … Continue reading

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01 Fade

Fade   April 13, 1925 I am quiet, and they are quiet beside me. I gaze silently at the gravestone, discolored by weather and age. The words are hardly decipherable, but I don’t need to read them. They are etched … Continue reading

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Peter Pan

She was doing it again, talking about the future. And he played along, unsaid promises he couldn’t keep. “I still have a good three years till I have to worry about that,” she teased, and her laugh filled the car. … Continue reading

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Giving In

And it’s over, and I’m going under. But I’m not giving up; I’m just giving in.  :: Florence and the Machine :: …………………………………………………………….. Giving In Her heart ached. It twisted.  It beat too fast, felt too heavy. She couldn’t find the … Continue reading

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Fool

She had always known she was a fool.  She had come to recognize her tendency to leap before looking.  She was impulsive, and she did what she felt.  And when she felt differently, she did differently.  She acted in the … Continue reading

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Unexpected

Unexpected She wasn’t expecting him.  She had given that up long before.  She had stopped hoping to see a text, a missed call, a note, a letter, an email—any sign he still existed in a world apart from hers.  She … Continue reading

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The Boy Who Had No Heart

The Boy Who Had No Heart He couldn’t stop thinking about her.  It had been seventeen days.  Not that he was counting.  But it had been seventeen days. He had kept himself busy the first two weeks—between work, school, those … Continue reading

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Momentum

Momentum She was impulsive, and impatient, and when something was broken, she wanted to fix it.  Immediately.  She couldn’t forget, she couldn’t ignore.  It sat in the back of her mind, overshadowing every other thought, and weighed on her heart … Continue reading

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