Mark Starlin
Fil Mazzarino

“I’m going to the park.”

Jerry’s plant didn’t answer. It reminded him of his ex-wife, Sue, who ignored him for years. Once the fame wore off, so did the love. It shouldn’t have been that way, Jerry thought. I loved her, and she wasn’t a star.

It wasn’t an uncommon…

Anna Barabanova

Eve waited patiently for two-day shipping to bring her package. Finally, it arrived. She was ecstatic.

Eve ripped open the box and took out the unassuming white metal can inside. Taking a deep breath, she removed the lid and was bathed in a glowing light. Hovering in the center of…

Silly Poetry

Юрий Лаймин

Upside Down Man is not much of a superpower
Water always gets up my nose when I take a shower

Running using my hands is more than a little tricky
Floors are often sticky, they are gross, and it’s icky

Nature walks are tough; those pinecones are a killer
And I…

One Minute Wit

Kitera Dent

“Are you crazy. We can’t fight them. They’re Badgers.”

“Aye. Fight, and you may die. Run, and you’ll live. At least for a while. And dying in your bed, many years from now, would you be willing to trade all the days, from this day to that, for one chance…

Humor

Timur Garifov

Greetings, urban and suburban-dwelling humans. It is me, Jude, The Animal Expert Dude, back with another look at the fascinating creatures in nature that most humans never see. Primarily due to their propensity for clumping together around concrete and steel structures and food trucks.

I have to give you the…

About Writing

George Milton

Besides grammar, I think my biggest weakness as a writer is descriptive writing. I rely far too much on the reader’s imagination to fill in what I leave out. I want to focus on the story and often avoid describing the setting.

Perhaps it is because whenever I read long…

Mark Starlin

Old bones. Young heart. Uniquely arranged words. https://markstarlinwrites.substack.com

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