I rarely have the focus to read long novels anymore, sadly. I love short story collections because I can read one story, then put it down and go do something else with a sense that I completed something. lol
and it had a list of the saddest short stories.
I'm writing down my favorites:
The smallest coffins are the heaviest.
Brought roses homes. Key's didn't fit.
One bullet is a lifetime supply.
Introduced myself to mother again.
I met my soulmate. She didn't.
I just saw my...
flashing 12:07 before she pushed her long rotting nails through my chest, her other hand muffling my screams . I sat bolt upright , relieved it was only a dream, but as i saw my alarm clock read 12:06, I heard my closet door creak open .
for rain, on the day of prayer all the people gathered but only one boy came with an umbrella ... THAT'S FAITH
When you throw a baby In the air, he/she will laugh because they know you will catch them ... THAT'S TRUST
Every night we go to bed, without any assurance of being...
Daddy, How Much Do You Make An Hour?
With a timid voice and idolizing eyes, the little boy greeted his father as he returned from work, "Daddy, how much do you make an hour?"
Greatly surprised, but giving his boy a glaring look, the father said: "Look, son, not even your...
collections of Stephen King, often better than his novels.
1) Graveyard Shift
2) Different Seasons (4 novellas)
3) Skeleton Crew
4) Heart in Atlantis
5) Nightmares and Dreams capes
6) Everything's Eventual
7) Four Past Midnight
8) Just After Sunset
9) Full Dark, No Stars
My security question (set many years ago) was "What do you want to be when you grow up?"
I'm unable to recollect my original answer...
I wonder how many others lost their way; and whether they ever found their way back to their dream.
change the world? What about the parrot? Yes, I admit it-the world we now live in is my fault...though the parrot isn't without blame either.
It has been 3 1/2 months since my birthday. For my present, I had gotten a parrot. Yes, a parrot. You know those little winged beasts...
Earlier I found it tough to read books which had no pictures in them. It was impossible for me to go through them as they appeared too bland. Its because since my childhood, I have been hooked to comics and stories which had illustrations as i could then really imagine the world...
hi, i am Faye....welll Rhonda Faye and had seems like people call me Rhonda Faye more often....my story? my gawd...it would take forever...so I will try to start from the beginning of my young marriage....I was 15, didnt' think I was very pretty.....so..when I met my...
Austria, when a little girl walking with her mother started crying. Looking closely, the girl was kneeling in front of a semi melted scoop of ice cream on the floor, one hand holding an empty cone and the other cupping the melting ball desperately trying to stop it from slipping...
I was on the bed, feeling terrified. I opened my diary and wrote, 'I married a stranger' and quickly hid it under the bed. My whole body was shaking.
"What do I do?" I questioned myself.
"Do I act like a virgin?"
"But what if he finds out? Do I tell him to wait for it for...
both of them were sitting on a bench, in a park, talking nonchalantly*
She - I'm dying in this cold, look at my hands, they've turned white. They're so numb, I can't feel a thing.
He - Okay, let me grab them
*He clasps her hands in his palms*
She - Your hands are warm, this...
few children in the street. He just loved to play with children. When a certain serious looking man saw this, he stood there and laughed at Aesop as if Aesop were crazy, and said, "What a waste of time for a grown-up man to be playing with children like this! What is the purpose...