Tag Archives: family

Drowning. Short Story.

Chris sat at the table, drink in hand. He looked up, it was getting dark, he should turn on the lights. He took a sip of his drink, what did it matter? Wasn’t like anyone else was going to walk … Continue reading

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Cleansing. Short Story.

Fire. It was the only way. Matt splashed some gasoline around the sitting room, being careful not to get any on himself. He poured some over the couch and around the floor. Already the room stank, he needed to work … Continue reading

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Morning Glass of OJ. Short Story.

Orange juice at breakfast, it was a family tradition. Every morning, without fail everyone had a glass of it. If it wasn’t finished you couldn’t leave the table. Everyone drank it, even those who didn’t like orange juice, it was … Continue reading

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A Family Dinner. Short Story.

I hope everyone had a good weekend! Mine was fairly relaxing. I went over to a friends place to watch some movies. Saw Interstellar for the first time. I enjoyed it, there were a few points where I was like … Continue reading

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Traditions. Short Story.

Tom took the pen from his father and signed his name quickly, then passed the pen to his brother John. “Well, go on, sign it.” John frowned, then started to write his name. “It’s not like you have a choice … Continue reading

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Funeral. Short Story.

They stood in a small group, not saying anything and occasionally sipping their drinks. People moved about the room carefully, talking in hushed voices. Every so often someone would stop by the group, offer condolences and try to engage in … Continue reading

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The Beach. Short Story.

Stacy stood at the sink, looking out the window at the back garden. She didn’t notice the kettle had started to overflow. Some cold water splashed up onto her hand, she looked down, startled, then shut the tap off. It … Continue reading

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