I Love Short Stories

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 144 People

    JamieF1977 JamieF1977
    36-40, M
    Dec 2, 2015

    THE BLACK MAN Por Rosa Montero We are at the

    restaurant of a German University. A red haired student, and undeniably German takes her tray and sits down at her table. She then realizes she has forgotten her cutlery and gets up again to pick it up. Coming back, she sees with astonishment that a black man, possibly sub...
    emmanuel04 emmanuel04
    31-35, M
    Jan 23, 2014

    I recently moved to a very friendly coastal

    town. One day as I walked on the beach I noticed sea shells that were not from local beaches. As I was picking them up, I heard a tiny voice asking me to leave the shells on the sand. I looked around but didn't see anyone. I picked up another pretty shell. Then, another voice...
    GoodMorningStarshine GoodMorningStarshine
    70+, M
    1 Response Nov 14, 2015

    Dragon Eyes

    by Foundown She had a bobbing pony tail, a neat mobile mouth, and, when she didn't know you were looking, cold eyes. Unanimated, her face was fresh, clean, and lovely-strong good-looking. On stage alive, her funny, clever face, seemed to say that she would forever be a surprised...
    founddown founddown
    61-65, M
    Apr 3, 2011

    looking for light beneath my eyelids....

    as the gravel and sandpaper scratch away the rough spots.
    KingsleyMartin KingsleyMartin
    31-35, M
    1 Response Aug 21, 2012

    Cupcakes and Rootbeer By Julie A.

    Manhan There once was a little boy who wanted to meet God. He knew it was a long trip to where God lived, so he packed his suitcase with cupcakes, several cans of root beer and started on his journey. When he had gone about three blocks, he saw an elderly woman. She was...
    wvtxpen wvtxpen
    51-55, M
    1 Response Mar 30, 2014
    JoeMarvel JoeMarvel
    22-25, M
    Nov 14, 2015

    What Will Matter by Michael Josephson‏

    Ready or not, some day it will all come to an end. There will be no more sunrises, no minutes, hours or days. All the things you collected, whether treasured or forgotten will pass to someone else. Your wealth, fame and temporal power will shrivel to irrelevance. It will...
    wvtxpen wvtxpen
    51-55, M
    1 Response Mar 30, 2014

    Once upon a time, there was

    once a guy who was very much in love with this girl. This romantic guy folded 1,000 pieces of paper cranes as a gift to his girl. Although, at that time he was just a small executive in his company, his future doesn't seemed too bright, they were very happy together. Until one...
    MissBraveHeart MissBraveHeart
    22-25, F
    Jul 3, 2014

    The Worry Tree: The Carpenter I hired to help

    me restore and old farmhouse had just finished a rough first day on the job. A flat tire made him lose an hour of work, his electric saw quit, and now his ancient pickup truck refused to start. While I drove him home, he sat in stony silence. On arriving, he invited me in to...
    wvtxpen wvtxpen
    51-55, M
    Mar 30, 2014

    Receive the Gift of Love All

    that comes to you in life is a gift, every person on your path is a giver and love is the in the receiving, the gift and the giver. Receiving helps you close cycles, balance energies, release contracts, love and value yourself, and prepare for new cycles of being. You cannot be...
    wvtxpen wvtxpen
    51-55, M
    Mar 30, 2014

    I still remember it like it happened yesterday.

    The first day I met you. The first time I saw those golden brown eyes. The first time you smiled at me and asked me for my name. We were just kids then and we still didn’t know what love was or meant, but I think we both knew it was the start of something special. When I...
    yasmin197 yasmin197
    18-21, F
    Oct 11, 2015

    MAKING OF A MOTHER By the time the Lord made

    mothers, He was into the sixth day working overtime. An Angel appeared and said "Why are you spending so much time on this one?" And the Lord answered and said, "Have you read the spec sheet on her? She has to be completely washable, but not elastic; have 200 movable parts, all...
    wvtxpen wvtxpen
    51-55, M
    1 Response Mar 30, 2014

    There was once a mountain lion

    that killed and ate an entire bull. The lion was so proud that he roared, and he continued to roar until a hunter came along and shot him. The moral of the story is: When you're full of bull, keep your mouth shut.
    IntenseCookie IntenseCookie
    18-21, F
    Jul 25, 2015

    "The Hidden Truth Unveils By The Lyrist"

    It is always an envious sight to see an eagle flew recklessness beyond wilderness, witnessing the hidden treasures of this earth. Oh, what an overwhelming feelings to see those natural sceneries such as the mountains, with its evergreen forest, the limestone, the lustrous streams...
    darkrosealterego darkrosealterego
    18-21, M
    Aug 27, 2013

    Misguided Quest Who would've thought I could

    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...
    zydeko zydeko
    18-21
    Jun 22, 2015

    Stale Coffee Cake With My Father-in-law

    "John, why did you put milk in my coffee when I told you I wanted cream?" asked Joan, my mother-in-law. "They don't have cream, dear, only lowfat milk or  half-and-half." mumbled my father-in-law, half asleep with the fatigue of mechanized routine. "Well then pour this out and...
    KingsleyMartin KingsleyMartin
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Nov 22, 2012

    Dads Blessings A young man was getting ready

    to graduate from college. For many months he had admired a beautiful sports car in a dealer's showroom, and knowing his father could well afford it, he told him that was all he wanted. As Graduation Day approached, the young man awaited signs that his father had purchased the...
    wvtxpen wvtxpen
    51-55, M
    Mar 30, 2014

    I woke up early and went to work.

    While there time went by fast because I had a lot to do. Before I new it I was on my way home. My wife and I made dinner. We made some boneless skinless chicken breast taco’s with . Afterwords I read this story… I would like to share it with anyone who would like to...
    wvtxpen wvtxpen
    51-55, M
    1 Response Mar 30, 2014

    In my second semester in college,

    i took a English literature class that exposed me to a lot of great literary works. In our Short Story portion of the class, one of my stories i read was "A Hunger Artist" by Franz Kafka Kafka wrote this story when he was suffering from tuberculosis and a depression that...
    joseiGuess joseiGuess
    22-25, M
    1 Response May 3, 2015

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    Hello582t Hello582t
    18-21, M
    Aug 29, 2015

    Snatched – A True Story

    Three days after my sixth birthday I was abducted. He grabbed me from behind as I waited by the gates of the big school for my brother. There was no time to scream as I was flung into the boot of his car. The lid slammed shut and he sped off, throwing me round the small space...
    gerardfsmith gerardfsmith
    41-45, M
    1 Response Dec 17, 2010

    LETTER TO MY GRANDCHILD Author Unknown To my

    beautiful grandchildren... Our world is changing so fast and there are many things I wish for you... I'd really like for you to know about hand-me-down clothes and homemade ice cream and leftover meat loaf sandwiches. I really would. I hope you learn humility by being...
    wvtxpen wvtxpen
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Mar 30, 2014

    Harrison Bergeron- it takes place in the year

    2081 and the author takes a horrible spin on equality. It's really interesting
    emgg emgg
    16-17, F
    Sep 29, 2014
    h007k h007k
    26-30, M
    Mar 30, 2014

    THE SMELL OF RAINA cold March wind danced

    around Dallas as the doctor walked into Diana Blessing’s small hospital room. It was the dead of night and she was still groggy from surgery. Her husband, David, held her as they braced themselves for the latest news.That rainy afternoon, March 10, 1991, complications had...
    emmanuel04 emmanuel04
    31-35, M
    Feb 4, 2014

    A VERY SPECIAL MEAL by Mirabai Chrin: Once

    there was a very poor and devoted woman who always prayed to the Glory of God, asking very little, if anything for herself. But one thought, one desire continued to recur and finally she asked: petitioning the Lord, that if it were possible she would love to prepare a special...
    wvtxpen wvtxpen
    51-55, M
    1 Response Mar 30, 2014
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