Nurtured by Them

Originally posted on Stories that Must Not Die:
“I love you, too! And I’m so bummed that I won’t be there to see you blossom in the care of and caring of the others. I know you will nurture the group, tending to them as individuals and the whole.” When I opened this letter and…

How to discourage a teenager and guarantee they lose all interest in school.

Originally posted on Vampire Maman:
The college kid lives a charmed life but this year he had a complaint. Wow. At the big university no less. The TA (a graduate student who is a teaching assistant) in his chemistry class is a jerk. By jerk he means an arrogant bleached blonde Australian who talked like…

Good Time

Originally posted on A Buick in the Land of Lexus:
I’m king of this blood-haunted room, Grand marshal over the endless parade of junkies, thugs and whores waiting to be immunized against their sad life stories ? Cops crawl the streets like flies on shit and fiends need to bang their dope quick, don’t need to get…

I made a joke

Originally posted on Stories that Must Not Die:
The following post, submitted by Rae from I Will Not Live in Vain, and is an excerpt from her published memoir.  This is a powerful story, well worth the read, we are honored to share it with you.  It is not a happy story, though, and there…

A Story A Day Challenge: Cold Blooded

Originally posted on The BiaLog:
Cold Blooded Albert slapped at his arms to help the blood flow. Where is she? “Honey? I found one! Can you believe they were sold out everywhere else?” Albert blew onto his hands. “Awesome! Thank you. I love you. You know that, right?” Marge smiled as she pulled a dark…