Stories tagged “monologue”

  • Automatic Response

    Love. Sounds complicated, doesn’t it? Humans have struggled to come to grips with the emotion and it’s effects on the psyche for millenia. Some are desperate to find it, some wish they didn’t feel it, some even think it doesn’t ...

    • Author: Olivaw
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Que Pensez Vous

    “Ecoutez moi bien. Nous n’avons pas le temps de repeter, et franchement ca fait long temps depuis que j’ai parle le Francais. Quand meme, je vais me debrouiller, d’accord? Que d’autre puis je faire?” Koff, koff…...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
  • Not Welcome

    This guy come in Sundy mornin’, right? A’ firs’ I thought he was one uh them hippies or somethin’, with the long hair an’ the raggity clothes, but then he cumma closer an’ I saw he was some kin’ a Ay-rab. An...

    • Author: J.M.V.
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • A Word on Dialects from The Irish Pianist

    Y’know, iss kinda funny how diff ‘rent people talk d’pending on where ye’are. F’y’go r’round’New York, the dialects are different. And not just the City, either. There’s more t’New York than t...

  • Besieged

    “Okay, how about work?” “The IRS continues to digest things Congress wrote in ’06. So all our clients needs 2 batches of major work.” “How many?” “Around 600.” “Um, let’s NOT look at wor...

    • Author: TextMason
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Father, Father (Mature)

    I found out I had a half-brother. But only because I’d checked the obituary; he’d been shot in the back four times. When I looked him up I wanted to find out that he’d been a monster. Maybe a child abuser, a rapist, a drug-crazed miso...

    • Author: Edcrab
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • WTF am I doing?

    She glanced at the clock on her radio and it read 9:38pm. She put her phone down, and turned her car around. “I hope he is okay! I don’t, didn’t, wait… why am I going.. wh-wh what am I doing? I’m not even friends with him ...

    • Author: Mr. Reeses
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • Manifesto

    I know what they say about me back home; that I’m “over-enthusiastic”, that I “take risks”, that I’m “totally batshit”. There was a time when I would have been offended. I used to think that they were jea...

    • Author: J.M.V.
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
  • Big Sis (Mature)

    Finding the man who’d killed my brother was easy. Everyone knew who’d done it, they just didn’t care enough to act on that knowledge. I snuck into his place at midnight- the lock was cheap and nasty and posed no obstacle. Same as the ...

    • Author: Edcrab
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
  • Signed, Dad (Mature)

    I didn’t know his name, and I still don’t. Someone told me once but I forgot it instantly. He was just a corpse now. Old news. I dropped the gun beside the body and then burned my gloves and clothes in the back lot. No gunshot residue, no fingerpri...

    • Author: Edcrab
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Cause of Murder (Mature)

    Well, what is it? You look at me with those eyes, judging me…as if you have any right! You know what? Why am I even surprised? I must have forgotten this fact about you. You always judged me Dad! It didn’t matter what it was, whatever I did you jud...

  • Invincible

    Hey Sunshine,what’s up? It’s me…remember? You look great for someone who’s comatose. Well anyway, I brought you something, a picture of us. Remember when we went to that photo booth and took all of those pictures? I’ll put...

  • Mom in Target Department Store

    “I’m not seein’ three kids here. Where my three kids? Git over here! Git! Jeffery Marlin. JEFFERY MARLIN you put that down! Put it down right now! Missy. Get off there. Now. NOW Missy! Missy, I don’t care. Missy please. JEFFREY!...

  • All in a Day's Work

    Another day another dollar selling tapes on the side of the road. Just trying to make ends meet. Got laid off, hate hard labor anyway. Buddy of mine ripped these off from the video store, they won’t miss ‘em. Everything’s changing ove...

    • Author: m
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
  • Meeting

    I swear my heart lifted the moment I laid eyes upon him. He stood solemnly, silently, among a room of conversations and laughter. I stayed quiet too, biting my lower lip to keep from smiling about his handsomeness, Trying to steady my breath as I thoug...

  • Campus Philosophy

    “We are all in one of two places.” The kid paused and glanced around before continuing. “Either one is chasing false hope, or realizing their hope is false and despairing.” He had everyone’s focus. No way he could spit thi...

    • Author: memento
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
  • Leave It To Stever (Mature)

    Steve explained to his in-laws, “I’ve been with your daughter for 10 months now. She’s the love of my life.” “Relationships evolve,” he continued, “And over time, when we really like someone we express it physi...

  • Removed Content

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    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted almost 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Canary

    Have you ever felt the tickle? A little nudge in the back of your throat that indicates an issue with the oxygen supply? It can start small, a truly minor sensation. But as time passes, that insignificant sign will escalate to a cough or a wheeze or a ...

  • A Monster Under the Bed

    “Soph cries for me at night. It happens at least five times a week. She keeps talking about a monster under her bed. It’s really hard sometimes to convince her that there isn’t. Actually, hell, it’s hard for me to convince mysel...

  • To her, from me.

    at night, I think about what you’re doing and what I’m doing and how different they are you’re in a different world a world that doesn’t include me someday i know i’ll see you and we’ll talk and smile and get along wonderfully but you live ...

    • Author: Oy
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5