Other Fiction

Disabled Doctor

It is illegal to refuse to hire disabled people in the state of Tennessee. Even though I graduated from medical school, a hospital wouldn't hire me...

I'm Justin Bred, not just inbred

When I tell people that my name is Justin Bred, They think that I'm a hick with no brain in my head. Everybody who I know thinks that I'm married to...

Suggestion Box Problems

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Revd Derek Butler walked through the body of the church, heading towards the Vestry Meeting, with their new Suggestion Box held under his arm. The...

GE Appliances

There's something about my wife that astounds me. She won't use any appliance unless it's made by GE. I bought her a washing machine that was made by...
Gold cherry
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Aftermath

I don’t associate cats with beaches. Dogs, yes, flappy ears and flappy paws, chasing balls and sticks, challenging the waves to a duel. But a...

Traffic Light Disaster

As soon as I ran that red light, I knew that our fates were sealed. Because of my carelessness and stupidity, seven people were killed. When I...

Johnny Milkweed

At the crack of noon on a sultry Junish Saturday Jackson took his brushhog on a mission. He would chop down all the weeds along the gravel way, then...

A Different Version of Hide and Seek

My nephew is making me play a different version of hide and seek. This version involves a gun, if he finds me, things will become bleak. In this...

I am a train

The train track ticked underneath my long, heavy, metallic frame. I could feel the hot, steamy air coming out of the top of my head as I pushed with...
Cherry

Changing history

Proposed rewrite of part 17 and closing scene of "Boatman's Tale"