Category Archives: Short story

The Prisoners, the Abductor, and the Rescuer

If a person, due to his gullibility and docility, is abducted and chained to iron bars by an Abductor–who then station guards on the outer perimeter, and if the steel rein becomes taut after 25 ft, the person develops the … Continue reading

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The sick citizens and the physicians

A group of citizens in a township took ill. The landowner sent his son, a physician, to diagnose and treat them by giving good medicine that would convalesce them. Howbeit, the citizens failed to listen to the expert counsel of … Continue reading

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The man and his sons

Once upon a time, there was a man who lived in a small hamlet. He was extremely indolent and lived a rather frivolous life. Due to his laziness, the village Chief gave him two sons to raise: fear and hardship. … Continue reading

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The relationship advice

A troubled lady participated in a palaver in which she sat in a circle with some¬†old friends¬†who were exchanging relationship stories. Once bestfriends in college, their disclosures were very candid and transparent that spanned the entire spectrum from abominable to … Continue reading

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The trials of Chidera

Chidera, a woman of nascent devoutness, casts a glance at the moonlit firmament on a solemn night and utters longingly from the depths of her soul: “Lord, I pray for health and prosperity so I can be an effective instrument … Continue reading

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Dearest Tamara!

Dearly beloved, through you I am sucked into a vortex of infatuation where I reside night and day. Paralyzed by the glare of light that your pair of eyes create. Sweet Tamara, everytime I see you I wish to enter … Continue reading

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The Adventures of August: The pregnant mishap and the delicious meal

Riding his bicycle, a thirsty August momentarily considered taking a detour to a side street to purchase a drink. Pivoting, he decided instead to remain on the trail for a while longer. Slowing down, the brakes squealed as the rider … Continue reading

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The Mind’s Mirror

The starburst of light swells, glowing the page that flips to tell its story… An upturned face gazed at the sunlit firmament on whose surface glittered myriad shafts of evolving colors. Eyes open, eyes closed. The young girl was enraptured … Continue reading

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The Riddler of Nipiac

The tendrils of confusion eclipse the beauty of the minds flowering gardens. Enter, “The Riddler of Nipiac” to sever them loose: The crackling flame bequeathed sparks of colors into the air as it danced to an invisible melody; a crowd … Continue reading

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