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Challenge: Linda Ronstadt -- RdW

- “You guys are nuts.” The Skeptic was in rare form as the four men studied the petite singer flitting around on the dim stage.   “I mean, sure she’s cute, but in a small-town high school cheerleader...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 05 Feb 2019

First Wound

- “I will gladly endure pain after pain after pain if it means being happy in the end. Unless of course, it kills me, in which case I have not earned that happiness.” “That’s the definition of insanit...

By: JätteskogFrejyason | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 30 Nov 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 21 Final Chapter

- Even though the Sheriff and his deputies would be coming in a few days, no one seemed that concerned. There was too much to do. When Alice and I went to the cabin to get settled, there was a vase on t...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 03 Feb 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 20

- Tim and Gabe moved the round table back to the center of the room and placed the chairs around it. Tammy placed the oil lamp in the center for lighting it later when it got dark. Dan brought in severa...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 02 Feb 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 19

- My dad waved at us as we came though the waist high grass in the pasture. Standing with Glenn and Dan, he held his sketchbook and pointed to some place on the other side of the orchard. Atticus stradd...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 01 Feb 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 18

- A short, pot-bellied man walked towards us through the tall brown grass. Bald, except for a thin patch of gray hair above his ears, he had a small silver badge on his tan shirt, a holster with a black...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 31 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 17

- Turns out, I didn’t have to go downstairs. A few minutes later, just as I was telling Alice about Elizabeth’s message, my dad came into my room. I know he heard me say, "We have to find out if it’s th...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 30 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 16

- When we got home the next day, it was late Tuesday afternoon, and both Alice and I were eager to tell Gabe and Tim what was happening and to call Elizabeth. We had already missed two days of school. I...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 29 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 15

- It was late Sunday afternoon when we arrived back at the farm a week later. We would have left on Saturday, but Glenn's friend, Edgar, needed to use the van to move some furniture and said we could b...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 28 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 14

- It took quite a while to find the small gravestones. They lay twentyor thirty feet in the woods, surrounded and hidden by dozens of birch trees and green bushes. Grace wasn’t certain exactly where the...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 27 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel Of Transformation Ch. 13

- "What if we paid the back taxes before it went to auction?" Glenn asked. "That way, they wouldn’t be discovered." "I’ve already thought of that," Grace said. "It’s a possibility and would solve one ...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 26 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel Of Transformation Ch. 12

- We arrived at Glenn’s farm a little after three in the afternoon.Instead of the VW bus, Glenn had borrowed a larger, newer, blue van from his friend, Edgar, someone he had met at Occupy Wall Street. H...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 25 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel Of Transformation Ch. 11

- It was a long drive home. My dad took over the driving somewhere in Massachusetts and Glenn was able to nap. Alice was asleep on my shoulder. l also dozed off, but kept waking up to see where we we...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 24 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 10

- It was just past noon when we got back to the farm and started getting ready to leave. The sky was blue without a cloud. The fire was out and dad picked up the grill from the rocks and leaned it ag...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 23 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 9

- Morning Star led the way through the tall grass in the pasture to the red ribbon marking the path through the woods. After we passed the stone wall on the hill, she stepped aside and allowed Glenn to ...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 22 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 8

- Sun Dancer led us back to the farm on a narrow, well worn and clearedpath that was much easier than the way we had walked before. "This is the way we go to visit our ancestors who are buried near the ...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 20 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 7

- While we made our way down the other side of the hill through the much thicker woods and no path, we stopped a few times, uncertain which way to go. "I think it’s this way," I said, pointing in one di...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 19 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 6

- When they left, no one spoke. My dad clutched his coffee cup with both hands and stared into the fire. Glenn's gazed in the direction where the three Indians had disappeared, then, shaking his head, l...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 18 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 5

- Dad sat in the front seat of Glenn’s green and white VW bus, and I sat in the back with Alice and Tammy. We had all of our sleeping bags and backpacks in the rear but no tents. Glen thought we would b...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 17 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 4

- It had stopped raining, but the dark, wet streets sparkled from the streetlights. We drove for a few blocks before anyone said anything. Alice turned to look at me in the backseat as if she wanted to ...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 16 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 3

- It was a rainy Thursday. School was a drag, and I went through the motions of being a student--going to the different classes, sitting in the back row where I always sat, usually by the window, so I...

By: Sisyphus | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 15 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 2

- In the kitchen, my dad put the book down on the old maple table, filled up the red kettle with water and turned on the flame. "You and Alice were so quiet in the car. Is something wrong?" "Not really...

By: Sisyphus | Category: General | Score: 0| Added: 12 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 1

- It's amazing how something happens that changes your life. I mean, you hear something, see something, read something and you know nothing will ever be the same. That's what happened the night I finish...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 11 Jan 2016

Plato's Student

- Gordon Fink looked in the bathroom mirror and muttered to himself, I look like an old man. He leaned over the sink, then moved his face closer to the mirror and noticed the wrinkles on his forehead...

By: Sisyphus | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 01 Apr 2015

Plato's Student

- Gordon Fink looked in the bathroom mirror, muttering to himself, shaking his head, "You look like an old man,” he said, leaning over the sink, staring into his eyes, and took off his glasses then mo...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 31 Jan 2012

Loving Corka

- Crikey can go anywhere with me and he doesn’t have to wear clothes. He only wears a medal and a collar. This year his medal is red. Last year it was blue. Before that it was green and it didn’t suit h...

By: oomph | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 13 Aug 2011

Free

- As I look up into the midnight sky,  I feel the restlessness in my soul grow, Feel it encompass me,  Compel me to move. I cannot fight this compulsion,  Even if I tried. My feet move of their own acc...

By: Sherzahd | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Mar 2011