Stories tagged “alphabet”

  • Xerox Girl

    I*zz*ie made m*y* heart strings *q*ui*v*er like a bow pulled across a *v*iolin. A herd of ga*z*elles and *z*ebras chased butterflies in m*y* *q*uickl*y* constricting chest. I watched her work the *x*ero*x* machine at Kinkos. I had gi*v*en her a *z*an*y...

  • Final Mixture

    Quintus Maximus eyed the bubbling mixture in the vessel before him. Something was still not right. He double-checked the ingredient list in his memory. Shredded rorqual baleen, aqua vitae, beeswax, ground bivalve shell. It was supposed to freeze and be...

    • Author: Alfvaen
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • I am, I am

    I am amiable not angelic I am beginning not ending I am cool not cold I am dancing inside I am eager not elegant I am fun not fanatical I am gregarious not graceful I am high flying I am infectious not insular I am joking not jesting I am kingly not qu...

    • Author: thelostgirl
    • Posted over 4 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • A Balloon Came Down

    I am the Amazon beneath these curtains. Disregard everything in front. I am gigantic and horrible- all 150 inches of me. Just ask those kids. I am a lunatic magician, a no-nonsense woman with an opinion on popularity. I am queer. I am resolved to trust...

  • A Description Alphabetical, in Terms of Matters Physic.

    I am acceleration. I am a barycenter. I am 299,792,458 meters per second ( c ). I am distance. I am energy. I am force. I am -9.81 meters per second per second ( g ). I am height. I am the square root of -1 ( i ). I am a Joule of work. I am kinetic ene...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted over 4 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Always Be Careful (#23)

    After bathing creatures, don’t ever forget general hygiene. Infectious jaundice kills legions—millions need opiates. Professionals question requiring sanitation. Thereafter, unsure veterinarians would x-ray yellow zebras.

    • Author: Emilou
    • Posted about 2 years ago.
  • Playground Attack

    Aaron was the first child on the playground to discover it. “’Ey!” he shouted. Bonnie turned and noticed it right away. “Bee!” she cried. Carl was next to spot the giant creature. “See!” he exclaimed, pointing. The children fled to the sa...

  • A Day In the Private Life

    “About…face!” Barked orders fill the heavy air. Cut-downs and slurs follow soon after. Down in the muck we struggle dutifully. Every man-jack of us wants to quit. Few will. G.I.s don’t quit, not real ones anyway. Hell arrives in...