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The Stonewall by Earl Carrender Short stories, flash fiction and creative writing online.

Stephen (A Typical Night)You can dance at the Stonewall. Not like at the Candlelight. Or Keller’s. Or Mona’s. There’s the Snakepit but the name says it all. I dance at the Stonewall. Liquor watered down. Boys dressed up. Tequilla Mockingbird, onstage looking regal. Sweet William at the door looking out. …

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» Do the Bus Stop By Anthony J. Langford Short stories, flash fiction and creative writing online.

The bus stop is her stage. Content continues after advertisement Her school associates, the audience. Any passers-by get a free showing. 7.55 a.m. It’s her time. Standing on the lip of the gutter, she pouts, she spouts, gibberish, about herself, what else is there, but she knows it doesn’t matter …

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» The Urn by Holly Day Short stories, flash fiction and creative writing online.

“You don’t want to see the body,” said the man with the dirty shirt. “I don’t know how long she was in there before we called the police.” Content continues after advertisement “You don’t want the last picture you have of your mom being that thing in there,” added his …

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» Things Trapped and Frozen by Emily Roth Short stories, flash fiction and creative writing online.

I get to ride shotgun in Mr. Gregory’s car because I missed my bus, and I missed my bus because I lost Spiderman in the snow at recess. I got Spiderman in a Happy Meal that Dad bought me once. His arms and legs move, but he doesn’t have a …

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» Room for Growth By Lee Stoops Short stories, flash fiction and creative writing online.

I guzzled the last beer from the mini-fridge, slammed the empty can on the bar, and crushed it with my sledge hammer. Content continues after advertisement Melissa hated my man-cave. It was no surprise that, when her father died, she announced we’d be converting my only place of escape into …

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» Sent by Lily Fox Short stories, flash fiction and creative writing online.

I read the email through five times before I clicked send. I found myself checking for grammar just to be sure I sounded the superior party. Petty, but true. Should I end with ‘sincerely’, a nasty little spike to the addressee’s heart? Oh, yes, I’m SO sincere in spitting on …

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» The U Turn by Chukwudum Okwudarue Short stories, flash fiction and creative writing online.

“Mommy, look at his big head!” Content continues after advertisement Nothing was held sacred, not even the head of a chief judge on a Sunday morning. The judge was going bald; sprinkles of white salted his temples dotting their way round to the tips where the hair stopped just short …

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