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So, you are very wealthy

-   A young man muttered at his bad luck and penniless situation.   He frowned all the days. A wise senior came across to talk to him, ‘Hey kiddy, why are you so unhappy?’ ‘I don’t understand wh...

By: KazeronnieMak777 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 02 Jun 2018

The story of a blind and a lantern

-   An ascetic came from a long journey to an obscure village on a gloomy night.   There were some villagers continuously walking to and fro in the streets. When the ascetic walked into an alley, ...

By: KazeronnieMak777 | Category: Musings | Score: 0| Added: 12 Sep 2017

Yuck

- “Aw Mom,” whines Jeremy. “Do I have to take history? I hate history.” “Yes, you must take it this term.” “But history always leaves...” Jeremy thinks, “a bad taste in my mouth.” “I know dear, bu...

By: meredith | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 17 Sep 2016

The News - Only Much, Much Later: Learning From Old Magazines

- You’re reading magazines wrong. See, if you’re anything like me, you treat these magazine things* as highly disposable sources of information. You buy them (or steal them, I guess, and shame on you...

By: LousyNick | Category: Musings | Score: 4| Added: 01 Jun 2016

So you want to be a Henchman: Come to Hench-U!

- Being a henchman (or henchwench, naturally) is not an easy calling. You’re the first line of defense (and offense, for that matter) for a supervillain (or alien intelligence, eldritch entity, force ...

By: LousyNick | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 29 Mar 2016

Stealing Knowledge: LousyNick Goes Back To College (Kinda)

- This week, I attended one university lecture a day. I took notes, tried to learn things, played the part of the good student. Only I’m not a good student. In fact, I’m not a student at all. I’m jus...

By: LousyNick | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 10 Mar 2016

A Fathers Battle

- Over the past 14 years my friend has fought firstly to see his two boys (who at the start were 5 and 2.) Now he fights to keep the youngest attending a well-regarded Private school that he solely pays...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.7| Added: 09 Feb 2016

Legacy of an Educated Bachelor

- Hired for the dirty job of cleaning the dirty life Out of the corners of a house long lived in By a man recently dead. An eccentric intellectual hippie of a fellow Whom I had never met before he...

By: fallingdove | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 02 Mar 2015

Ethnic Dilemmas 101

- Diaspora  She asks me if I know what this means  Like the seeds of a dandelion  Blown by the harsh winds of intention versus expectation  I am a black woman and the seed  Is the marrow of my spin...

By: AvrgBlkGrl | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Jun 2014

The Strange White man Part 11

- The ranch hands took on their new duties without complaint; spurred on by the extra pay they would receive and being allowed to sleep in the next day when they drew the overnight watch. Although many...

By: The_Count | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.6| Added: 15 Jan 2014

The Lost Generation

- The Lost Generation By Captain Midnight In the style of Gertrude Stein A prose-poem on what our generation faces as compared to the generation of the Jazz Age and beyond. You are part ...

By: midnightraider61 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Nov 2012