0 vote   14 readings 3 min
“Chafing is the Devil’s work.”
That’s what Mama used to say, and you can bet your bottom dollar that Stumpwell Cardaflume believed her. Stumpy, as he was called ‘round the watering [+]

1 vote   161 readings 1 min
One early afternoon, a man was hungry for both breakfast and lunch. He cooked up some scrambled eggs and assembled a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. He sat down at the table to enjoy his creation [+]

0 vote   78 readings 5 min
(PHONE RINGING)
ALICE:
My name is Alice, and I’m a camera.
JIMMY:
Alice, why don’t you start...why don’t you tell me what a typical day looks like for you.
ALICE:
Well [+]

3 votes   96 readings 5 min
I was surprised to be having a mental breakdown in the bread aisle. It wasn’t really the mental breakdown that was surprising, and it definitely wasn’t the bread, but there was something about [+]

Winner - Jury
PSU The other side
0 vote   21 readings 5 min
Morning? Already?
I don’t even know why I bother asking myself that everyday; every morning is greeted with the same, rhetorical question. It may seem like I’m whining, and you probably [+]

29 votes   157 readings 5 min
One time when I was 11 years old I was sitting in my room getting ready to sleep, and I heard a loud thud coming from my closet, which was on my left at the time. I ignored it at first, thinking it [+]

0 vote   53 readings 1 min
Everyday.
Wake up, make yourself look nice.
Walk into class, non-stop hustle.
Work hard on each assignment and make sure you at least get a C.
Everyday .
Get to work half past 9 am [+]

4 votes   46 readings 1 min
Why did you not look at me
When I cried
Why did you not answer me
When I called
Why did you not come
Yesterday
And today, what happened
You told me turn the other cheek
When you [+]

0 vote   20 readings 1 min
The children wait for the slow-moving carousel;
as their parents watch, idly on the side.
The children climb on, to the sound of the bell.
The carousel slowly edges forward with no special [+]