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Please read them, enjoy and share! It started when my wife, Connie, decided it was time to have a baby.
I was thirty-one and she was twenty-eight, a circumstance which I reminded her in my argument against the idea was no cause for alarm. Finally, after several months, my reluctance to enlist in her project compelled her to resort to a not so veiled threat: She straightened, tucked, folded every size from infant to eight.
He was standing on the first tee taking practice swings. Larry skidded our cart to a stop near the ball washer. I stepped out of the cart drew my driver out of my bag.
I can go there any time I want… without moving a muscle. All I do is look to the sky and make myself believe that it is the sky above a beach in the Bahamas.
I looked out over the city of Fairview. No skyscrapers, no busied traffic, no flashy suits or crowded sidewalks.
It was a small city that rested between the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. It was early in the morning. Clouds gathered up behind the mountains at this time and then bled out extraordinary storms in the afternoon.
The lightning was the worst, but that was just my opinion, I had a terrible fear of it. In ghettos street gangs with guns — pop! The tar surface was hot and soft to the touch, and he liked the smell of it. There were no cars on the road.
Only three people in the whole street owned a car, and they were away somewhere, probably at work, he supposed. He closed his eyes, and the world became orange. He thought of his dog, Bonzo, who was orange and white.
Certainly this part of the world, a bus stop near a doughnut-and-coffee place, its walls sticky red in the sun, with its pool tables and Pacheco. It was where T.
V judges passing sentence inaudibly in the background made sense. In front, trucks roared by and grit lay in little heaps at the side of the road.
There was nothing for the eye to rest on, and therefore, few places for the mind to find peace.Sad stories that will pull your heartstrings. Read and write sad short stories and poems on Short Stories About Short Stories ShortStoriescom is a platform for people who want to read and/or write short stories online.
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