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My sister was killed in a drunk driving accident

Walking to the beach with my umbrella still on top, I watched the water rippling on the rocky shore and thought to myself…I don’t belong here. I don’t fit in. I want to go...

Dale and I were going to be the only people in our group that day

I was going to be the only visitor to the rest and eat area of President James K. Polk Memorial Rest Area. So far, only a few of us had been allowed into the...

Marianne’s time-travels were not the only thing that was different

Marianne’s time-travels were not the only thing that was different. Her personal space was now an issue. This street was crowded with people, and people were pushing and shoving each other when they wanted...

I walked to the front yard of my house

I was tired. I had lost 7 kg in the last 2 years. I was almost dead. I needed food. I was ready to eat in the front yard. The night was still young....

My captain has left me here with all this crud, and only cares about his things!

My heart has sunk to the bottom of the ocean as we sink deeper and deeper, one screw at a time. "Hey, Captain, come look. I can’t believe you left me here with all...

It all started when my father called me and wanted me to go to the police department with him to file an official complaint...

A couple of days after my father called me and wanted me to go to the police department with him to file an official complaint about someone who killed his dog so he could...

In our series of letters from African-American journalists, novelist and writer Ta-Nehisi Coates reflects on the death of his mother from breast cancer

There was a lot of talk of how beautiful Mom was, what a fine woman and a good wife. How she was in the end, in the end. How she taught me almost everything...

The door to the house was locked, Wenestra was the only person in the house at the time and he was the only one...

"What do you want?" Wenestra replied as the lock snicked back to keep the door open. The three guards eyed him warily. "I want to see Lady Alinin of Aran." "For what purpose?" the...

This is the story of the night of the 7th of July, the day after the attacks on the United States

I grabbed my keys from the kitchen table. I picked up my keys and walked into the bedroom. I threw my keys on top of the dresser and picked up my cell phone. I...

Danielle was walking down the street when something caught her eye

A massive white cat made a beeline for the little blond girl. Its fur was long and spiky with black eyes like a cat who was on the hunt. It was a mane of...

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It’s not dark enough for me to draw my own blood

Now, here, the silence is broken by a cawing that’s not a bird nor a crow, but an owl. The owl flies directly into the headlights. I see him, a large yellow eyed bird...

My sister was killed in a drunk driving accident

Walking to the beach with my umbrella still on top, I watched the water rippling on the rocky shore and thought to myself…I don’t belong here. I don’t fit in. I want to go...

Three hours pass and the phone rings again

Three hours passes and the phone rings again. A couple of rings. He opens his eyes and smiles at the caller ID. He glances at his watch. 5:46. He looks up and sighs, shaking...