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Adventures with an autistic boy

- I got told off at work the other day. Not uncommon, the children always have an answer for everything, and I am constantly getting attitude and sass, but I just sass them straight back. I am teaching...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 18 Nov 2017

Death

- The scythe is poised in this man's hand And time has fallen like grains of sand A hood that covers the sinister eyes Of empty bone, but compassionate smile The cape flutters in the winds of time The ...

By: Martin | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 Jan 2017

The Toy Drive

- For the past few years, I was a ne’er do well. I was the one kid from the Houston ghettoes that would throw illegal raves, steal cars, run a couple meth labs, run drugs to Mexico and saw the inside of...

By: ladysharon | Category: General | Score: 4.5| Added: 21 Dec 2014

That Little Talk

- This first appeared in, Maggie Rascal’s, otherwise excellent, Select Stories’ site. Everything else there is better, in fact, much better. Check it out for yourself. “I guess it’s time we had that...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 26 Nov 2014

Rebirth Part 1

- Tina sat in her seat and waited. The end of the school year was less than fifteen minutes away, she could hang on that long. She breezed through the finals and was sitting there just counting the minu...

By: The_Count | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 03 Jan 2014

A Promise

- I've tried this self employed lark, it has left me with barely a spark, my words, reader, I beg you mark, my voice, I'd like you to hark, this not working has to stop, my life right now, is utter plop...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Nov 2013

Why I don't write cop stories

- I have been asked many times why I do not share some of the stories about my years in law enforcement, alas that I cannot do. Remember those of us in public service quickly develop a dark sense of hu...

By: The_Count | Category: Musings | Score: 4.6| Added: 22 Sep 2013

The Education of a Blackjack Dealer. Part 1

- It came unexpected. Oh I had applied for a job at the new casino here in Cleveland like thousands of others, but the casino website was so jammed with so many others attempting to apply that I could n...

By: The_Count | Category: Memoirs | Score: 3.1| Added: 23 May 2013

Tombstone

- I worked in Tombstone at Diamond Jim's Olde Tyme Photo Studio dressing people up like saloon girls and cowboys and taking their pictures with a hundred-and-eighty-year-old camera that went POOF and ru...

By: fallingdove | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.6| Added: 14 Apr 2013

Dream Job (Everyman's fantasy)

- This story contains mature themes * * * The California Board of Education meeting once again ran late into the night. The stale air became stifling in the August evening, as the air conditionin...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Humor | Score: 4.6| Added: 15 Mar 2013

Discrimination?

- I graduated from college in 1975 with a Bachelor of Science in Geography. Because I had changed my major course of studies along the line, I also had “under my belt”, twenty one credit hours in histo...

By: DLizze | Category: Memoirs | Score: 4.7| Added: 16 Dec 2012

Beggars:Job vacant

- I was approached Promptly Not even before Pulling out my cash When I heard rustling And shuffling Behind me As I spin around There she was Close behind me As if they could smell ...

By: christena | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 25 Apr 2012

The Job Application

- I walk into the store. It looks exactly the same. But it feels different. I usually get a fun feeling when I walk in here. I always head right over to the clothes, excited about finding a good deal....

By: janinapandabear | Category: Musings | Score: 3.9| Added: 22 Jan 2012

Today!

- Dear Friends, The silence was drowning me into my innermost thoughts that seemed to sprout from ‘second week’ at my new assignment. The cream and maroon cubicle with an entire glass wall on one si...

By: MileeBanerjeeOGN | Category: Musings | Score: 3.8| Added: 11 Jan 2012