The Mental Break

I was only thirteen when I contemplated suicide, the idea seemed so enticing. My bullies, my problems and pain would all be left behind. My tears would be dried and erased with the blood of no tomorrow. Even then I knew I needed help, but I hid it. I hid […]

Are cupids real?

Cupid is a symbol of love and can be seen on most Valentine cards. He is the most famous of the Valentine symbols and everybody known him as a mischievous, winged child armed with a bow and arrows. The arrows signify desires and emotions of love, and Cupid aims those […]

Two Days

When we finally kissed, it was clear that it was our last. His lips pressed gently against mine. I felt that kind of wrenching in my heart, and as I turned and walked the other way, I could hear him packing the picnic back into his basket. It took some […]

When the Lights Go Down | Liam Callanan

So it was strange, really, that he wasn’t wearing a wedding ring. Perhaps he was gay? Which was fine. For him. She knew people had wondered as much of her: all those years, unmarried. But she wasn’t gay. She was hard to please… Rita Loomis had fallen asleep at her […]

WALLS (A Short Story)

A cousin brother raped his cousin sister because he was obsessed with her. He paid a friend to accept the rape when the entire family got to know about it.   The truth can not be kept forever. Cousin sister became pregnant. Cousin brother still loves her but his friends advise […]

The Spider And The Fly By Mary Howitt

“Will you walk into my parlor?” said the spider to the fly; “‘Tis the prettiest little parlor that ever you may spy. The way into my parlor is up a winding stair, And I have many curious things to show when you are there.” “Oh no, no,” said the little […]

The Mountain And The Squirrel

The mountain and the squirrel Had a quarrel, And the former called the latter “Little prig.” Bun replied, “You are doubtless very big; But all sorts of things and weather Must be taken in together To make up a year And a sphere. And I think it no disgrace To […]

The poor relationship’s story

He was very reluctant to take precedence of so many respected members of the family, by beginning the round of stories they were to relate as they sat in a goodly circle by the Christmas fire; and he modestly suggested that it would be more correct if “John our esteemed […]