Category Archives: Stories

The Lights

The two light bulbs stared at one another across the room, two unimposing glass forms. A rivalry filled the space between them, illuminated in harsh brilliance. In constant competition, one bulb was always endeavoring to outshine the other. Time went … Continue reading

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Astro-Yoyo

He wasn’t sure why he brought the yoyo to space. Like his farther before him, and his father’s father, Carlisle had a fascination with the stringed contraptions. The toy floated above his lap, the string like a very long tail. … Continue reading

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The Struggle

All the Ideas were extinct. A rare creature. An elusive inhabitant of the human mind. None were left. What remained were empty halls and well-worn paths where they once wandered and hid. The Folk, in such deep denial, searched still … Continue reading

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Untamed Tongues

In a time when tongues didn’t obey their masters, conversations could turn nasty very quick. Tongues were infamous for holding grudges and were awful at keeping secrets. To be quite frank, their behavior was in poor taste.

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Sad Sky

They walked out into the dusty fields, brushing past their dying crops. Pointing up at the clouds, each person began to call the clouds all sorts of awful names. They rained insults and obscenities into the sky.  The lofty clouds … Continue reading

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Bad Balloons

Balloons floated in their cells. The worst of of the bunch on the green mile, they sat quietly. Many had spent years behind the iron bars just wasting away. A little bit of helium leaked out of ‘em every day, … Continue reading

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Cold Feet

The cold water felt good on our bare feet. We stood in a pool of runoff water that flowed down from a mound of ice cubes. Other villagers took turns scooping more ice onto the pile, eventually getting a turn … Continue reading

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