Stories tagged “soup”

  • A Dash of Salt

    Onions always made him cry, but no matter. This would be his last meal so he was making it something exotic. The pot was large enough that three large onions may not be enough. He tasted the base and loved it. As far as final meals go, this would be on...

    • Author: Ronnie
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • soup

    Akron, Ohio The police confirmed today that the 49 year old teacher Meleney K. has been arrested in connection with the disappearance of 5 year old Suzie Q. Suzie disappeared on Monday the eleventh of May from the Springfield Elementary playground. She...

  • Sip Sip Sip. (Mature)

    They say the little things that annoy you about your mate are what you miss when they pass away. I really can’t say if that’s true. They say that the you get over the little things, you stop noticing them. That’s where I call bullshit...

  • Finding My Answer In Alphabet Soup (Mature)

    I sat at the kitchen table swirling the alphabet soup around with my spoon, maybe the letters could tell me what i’m doing wrong “Hey Lane,” Sam said walking into the kitchen. “Hi,” I mumbled still looking hopelessly for a...

  • Not Yummy

    She walked in the front door and was confronted with an odor, a combination of Middle Eastern restaurant, dog and scented candle. A wave of nausea washed over her. She took a deep breath and continued into the house. Trying to breathe through her mouth...

  • Soup or Stew?

    I was put up here nearly a year ago. Now my lid was covered in dust. Looking down from the highest shelf above the kitchen stove, I had a great view out the window into the backyard. During the warmer months, I could see things cook on the barbecue and...

  • Legacy

    Humans, being mortals, grow old and die, and Hao Shue was no exception. It was a wonder he’d lasted as long as he did—many moons had he passed inhaling rocket chemicals, switching from grav to micrograv and back again, starving as he gave the f...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted almost 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Last Meal

    I carefully heated the soup over the ancient hot plate, fearful that the painfully backward technology would set the room on fire. My friend lay on his bed, respiring noisily. Every now and again he would hack up a ball of phlegm, aiming for the wasteb...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted almost 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Dessert

    You’ve been very patient here with me; doubtless this is one of the stranger stories you’ve ever heard. The universe is full of weird and wonderful stories, though—I’ve caught wind of a fair few of them, traded over steaming serving...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted almost 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Mind the Adage (Superhero Black Hole, Pt. 129)

    Al often comes across like a robot, but every once in a while he’ll do something that reminds you that he is actually a human being. Like earlier, how I’d mentioned he’d actually offered us his opinion on something. This time he was p...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted about 6 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5