Stories tagged “absurd”

  • Roadside Attraction

    Parked right by the road clown in peanut butter truck munching granola radio leaks Sinatra into painted sunset air

    • Author: Nancy
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Always Check Before Boarding

    Run, run, run. Come on you can make, you can’t be late. Get your ticket ready and there, phew in the nick of time. “Thanks for waiting driver”. Now where can you sit, unfriendly looking youth, person sleeping, smelly old woman, norma...

    • Author: sherred
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 2 out of 5
  • No Laughing Matter

    Grant groaned when he saw the note on the refrigerator. Written in red ink with big looping letters, it could only be one thing- a list of Things to Do left by mum. It was bad enough that he went to school for eight hours a day, commuted two hours each...

  • Clear and Misunderstood

    Charles was in trouble and he needed help. Unfortunately, few people rode the dawn train out to the country. The only other person was concealed behind a newspaper, held by thick fingers. He would have to do. “Pardon me.” Charles kept need ...

  • Fool's Mate

    The auditorium was neither full, nor empty, but that nebulous half-way point where people declared that there were too many people while others complained that there weren’t enough. Still, it was more than expected for an after school event. Clus...

  • To Actually Care (Previously 'Smacked Meek') (Mature)

    I bet I’ll wet my beak In the inlet Of what trend setter’s seek, Shedding floating feather’s as I speak, Lending, doling, spending cheddar For the doting chatter boxes Flying off of crocs Snapping at me by the rocks The waves are lapp...

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted about 4 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Time Out While We Work This Out (Day 70) (Mature)

    “I curse the day that you were born, villain.” “So in effect, you’re hexing my birthday.” “I never really thought about it that way.” “That’s fucked up. And I thought I was the bad guy here.” ...