Be Longing

Be Longing

from Shannon Wardell
16.02.2017
A Short Story About Peer Pressure vs GroupThink, and the Senselessness of Broken Zippers
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Stand-up Comedy as a Modern Form of Ancient Greek Rhetoric

In her short red nightgown she sat in the corner of the bed, her arms wrapped around her ...
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Sich sehnend

Sich sehnend

from Shannon Wardell
16.02.2017
Eine Kurzgeschichte über Gruppendruck vs. Gruppendenken und die Sinnlosigkeit von kaputten Reißverschlüssen
oder
Stand-up-Comedy als moderne Form altgriechischer Rhetorik

In ihrem kurzen, roten Nachthemd, saß sie auf der Bettkante, hatte die ...
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Uncle Jan`s Soup

Uncle Jan`s Soup

from Lucy Bauer
16.02.2017
Uncle Jan wasn`t an uncle in the conventional sense of the word. He was one of my father`s employees, a Pole who had washed up in Britain with the wave of immigrants rolling back and forth after the fall of communism in the years when Poland was preparing to join the ...
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Incantations of the Vigiljoch

Incantations of the Vigiljoch

from Laura Johanna Braverman
19.02.2015
1. A CLEARING 11:15 / 22. February

Snow crunches underfoot as we walk up the path past the chair lift; it is the only sound stitched into the backdrop of quiet, along with the whir and clink of moving chairs passing over the small rubber-lined wheels of ...
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Up on the Roof

Up on the Roof

from Shannon Wardell
19.02.2015
With that giddy excitement which irregular practice habits illicit, 4c raised his trusty trombone and warmed up with the “Camptown Ladies” bass line. “I still got it,” he thought while playing, “A few notes off-key, an occasional lip-flutter: but practice makes ...
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At the Top of the Ocean

At the Top of the Ocean

Author anonymous
01.09.2012
There is a place in the deep blue ocean where it is so deep that its true depth cannot even be measured. The reason for this is because there must be a point on this planet that is as deep as the deepest sadness known to our world. The deepest sadness of the world also ...
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Like No Where Else in the World

Like No Where Else in the World

Author anonymous
01.09.2012
The cleaning lady paused for a second as she found, while tidying up Room 218, a piece of paper, apparently thrown away, that had been covered in colourful writing. Every word had been written carefully in a different colour - red, blue, yellow, orange and brown - as ...
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The St. Bernhard-Dachshund

The St. Bernhard-Dachshund

Author anonymous
01.09.2012
Bella, the female St. Bernhard who belonged to the vigilius owners, often played with the children of guests currently visiting the mountain resort, a pastime which included generous amounts of jumping around along with stretching her legs out long while letting ...
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