fbpx

DRAMA STORIES

The ode lives upon the ideal, the epic upon the grandiose, the drama upon the real. - Victor Hugo

healing
Nina Fabunmi

Utterly Despicable

Weeds growing under the high buttresses of dense trees But they are just weeds They need to be cut down, plucked out, discarded of So

Read More »
believe
Amy Christie

My Way or Yours

There is only one way to be right. and that is my way. Mine and mine alone. I’ll be the judge of who’s right and

Read More »
Walker Ikard

WALK A MILE

WE NEVER KNOW WHAT THE WORLD WILL HOLD. WE NEVER KNOW HOW THINGS WILL GO. WE DON’T KNOW WHAT IS COMING AROUND THE BEND. YOU

Read More »
breathe
Amy Christie

No Hiding Place at Night

Did you think darkness is a cloak that all you do after sun sets passes into oblivion, that no one listens or can see your

Read More »

Lie to Me

“Lie to me.” Three words. Three innocent little words. Well, they seemed innocent enough on their own. Still, what was she to do? She’d already

Read More »
Absolution
Daniel J Klein

The Ascension of Raul Martinez

Innocent of Guilt, Guilty of Innocence * Small dark hands wring blood from a white worn handkerchief now stained red. Tears drop into the mix

Read More »

The Final Decision

“The greatest freedom is the freedom of choice, but you are not free of the consequences of each choice!” Those were the words Carlos, my

Read More »
congress
Daniel Lyons

The Assassination

 The Prime Minister of Israel, Noam Roth, was shot five times in the chest while ascending the steps of the Temple Mount on July 29,

Read More »
family drama
Gregorius Kohar

A Father’s Sin

Unless you’ve come from a family with a psychotic father and mother, certainly parents want the best for their children. The question is: what is

Read More »
adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Ten – The First of Many (P-1)

*** Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: https://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ _____________________________________________________________________ (Cover Photo Credit – Myself) Part One Torren had fully

Read More »
adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Three – The First Steps (P-4)

***Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: https://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ ____________________________________________________________________ (Photo Cover Credit- Myself) Part Four ———- After the Headmaster’s presentation

Read More »
amends
Lindsay Stivers

The Last Day

What would you do if you woke up one morning and knew it would be your last day on Earth?  Would you say “I love

Read More »
Dystopian
Danny Contreras

The Distributator – Chapter 4

IV Electricity can be accessed from all over the city on Distributation Day from 10 AM to 6 PM, but the Centuria City Government prohibited

Read More »
Bernadette O'Leary-Malcolm

The Many Lives of Mita (Part VII)

Introduction: When a woman with trust issues and a celebrity who works in an industry known for infidelity and oversexed debauchery date, problems should be

Read More »
Dream
A B

Leave a Reviewfeature0 Pros (optional) Type new or select existing pros Cons (optional) Type new or select existing cons Save my name, email, and website

Read More »
expectations
Kai Parker

I am Not Your Hero

Do not put me on a pedestal,we are equals and equallyfucked up.  Equally trying to find our truths.Equally seeking out that little bit of joy. Equally

Read More »

Guilty

Guilty.I am so guilty.The truth sits under my tongueand gnaws awayat my teeth; it’s a cavity. The insidesof my cheeks arebroken. I could be so

Read More »
Cosmic Horror
Reina Cruz

The Lake House (Part 1 of 5)

Only the whispers of victims long since forgotten kept the lake company. Just beyond the water, houses nestled among tall pines and aspen trees. Decades

Read More »
adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Seven – The First Decisions (P-3)

*** Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue:  https://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ _____________________________________________________________________ (Cover Photo Credit – Myself) Part Three Nya stood next

Read More »
Kennedy Ivory

The Bus Ride

Quiet night, as the moon sets beaming lights blind me in a seat for two deserted the driver and I At the college dorms loneliness

Read More »
a second chance
Amy Christie

Riding the Carousel of Chance

Is there a single place that you can stay in and be safe from ever-flowing life emotions that raise waves, blue mountains to go under

Read More »
adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Two – The Death Reaper (P-1)

***Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: https://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ ____________________________________________________________________ (Photo Cover Credit- Myself) Part One Just as the sky began

Read More »
Jim Latham

Two Recently Published Micros 

The Empty Cupboard His pantry held two kilos of chocolate, two kilos of coffee, two bottles of mezcal. The chocolate ground with almonds, cinnamon, and sugar

Read More »
cosy crime
Stuart Lovell

Secrets

The letter arrived on a Monday morning. It looked innocuous enough, sat there on the mat, a white envelope with spidery handwriting. Jenny’s name and

Read More »
contemporary fiction
Mustapha Garuba

Abdul’s Day

It was two hours before the bus will arrive to take me to the final football match of the season and Coach had warned us

Read More »

Jeremy’s House

The house smelled of rotten eggs. Footsteps could be heard coming down the stairs. Jeremy took a sip of coffee. The lines in his face

Read More »
action
Mel E. Furnish

War Among the Pears

Hundreds of small busy bodies scurried up an old pear tree. The limbs were strong and provided shelter to thousands of bugs. Despite the massive

Read More »
sad
Stella Rose

It’s Over, Isn’t It? 

“It’s over, isn’t it?” It doesn’t feel over, but then again, I’ve never died before. I don’t know which wound hurts the most: the big,

Read More »
J.D Rehbein-Wrightstein

The Crystal Guardian

Photo by Kat J on Unsplash The Crystal Guardian There was a garden in the center of Avalanys. Thousands of trees daily grew from this

Read More »
Mirakle Stillman

Perfect Life

The sun had passed the zenith, approaching the horizon. As it began sinking behind the high-rises, its lights turned golden, soaking the surroundings with warmth,

Read More »
dark
A B

Leave a Reviewfeature0 Pros (optional) Type new or select existing pros Cons (optional) Type new or select existing cons Save my name, email, and website

Read More »
be still
Amy Christie

Lie Still in Raindrops

Your words echo in heart, they make me doubt what I have seen I wonder if it was a dream, a phantom coming down, pacing

Read More »
TzeLin Sam

Charms

A single sentence prose – this is written for a Medium challenge (which has yet to be posted on Medium) When I look at my

Read More »
code
Donald J. Bingle

Stress Fracture

“I’m at my wit’s end, Doctor. I don’t know what to do.” The young woman pulled a handkerchief from beneath the cuff of her left

Read More »
coping
Nick Black

Demons

What lies in the shadows will forever capture our minds—skirting the border of reality and imagination. Things that are just out of reach of modern

Read More »

Tame Your Demons

Jackie would forever be sixteen. Which sucked major ass once they thought about it and in hindsight making a deal with the devil at sixteen

Read More »
coming of age
Aryn Fitzgerald

Group?

Charlotte twirled and picked at the short, brunette hairs covering her nubby forehead, leaned down to pick the fuzzies off her emerald sweater with her other

Read More »
Conan V. Petrere

Paul of the Ax (Fifteen: Threats in a Dark Cell)

The Previous Chapter is here: https://simily.co/all-stories/fiction/cvpetrere/paul-of-the-ax-fourteen-all-gold-on-the-table/    New to the Series? Chapter One is here: https://simily.co/all-stories/fiction/cvpetrere/paul-of-the-ax/    Click here for a list of chapters: https://simily.co/members/cvpetrere/blog/

Read More »
domestic abuse
Dustin T. Cox

Two-Fisted Father of the Bride

My girlfriend Jeanine was old-fashioned. She wanted a traditional church wedding and biblically excerpted vows—and she wanted to abstain from sex until we married. And,

Read More »
Earl Carlson

Waiting for Ms Right

By the time we were in high school my buddies all had girlfriends. Some of them were pretty; some were bright; some were good sports.

Read More »
flash fiction
TzeLin Sam

He Prefers Blondes

A Flash Fiction. “All of them?” Luke shrugged and said, “Well, yeah I guess so. The second girl might have been a natural brunette.” I

Read More »
abandonment issues
Melissa Powers

Ode to a Tortured Soul

I see you in the shadows, in the echoes of the past. Your words written on a crumpled piece of stationary paper that maim my

Read More »
age
Jack Ederer

The Konga Takeover

My name is Richard Konga and I may die soon. My father, Jeremiah Konga, started our clan 30 years ago, and now, I am the

Read More »

SLUGGISH SNAIL

SLUGGISH SNAIL Q: Did you hear about the racing snail who got rid of his shell? A: He thought it would make him faster, but

Read More »
Dreams
Samantha James

Goodbye For Now

“Well, well, well. Look who it is.” The deep voice said from behind her. She smiled, recognizing his voice instantly. “It’s great to see you,

Read More »
Adultery
HC Holmes

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

Show me the most deceptive of all My friend, I cannot tell you how much I appreciate you always being by my side. You’ve never

Read More »
adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter One – The Secret (P-4)

***Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: https://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ ____________________________________________________________________ (Photo Cover Credit- Myself) Author’s Note: Because this segment is so

Read More »
Boy
Melissa Powers

Love in Limbo: Part 1

Mary has been trapped in this dark moonlit cemetery for an undetermined amount of time. She had been free of this place once, living among

Read More »
Bernadette O'Leary-Malcolm

The Many Lives of Mita (Part VI)

*** Introduction: After fighting the odds and winning, Mita awoke from the unimaginable torment of being trapped within her own body, unable to move, speak,

Read More »
exploitation
Tim McDaniel

Labor Costs

 Moll Forey pushed back the strand of hair that kept falling into her eyes, smearing the sweat along her cheek. Better to just cut it,

Read More »
beast
Bernadette O'Leary-Malcolm

Of Beastly Beauty (Part VI)

Introduction: After growing up hating all magic but his adopted sister’s, Reyon found himself loving more than just her magic. He realized that he was

Read More »
family
HC Holmes

Careful What You Wish For

Polished mahogany shines in the morning sun. Brass handles, three along each side to support a long mahogany pole with brass tips, are a bright

Read More »
Life
Miguel Rivera

Becoming Strangers

We got years without speaking, Fantasizing that we still love each other. But in reality, it’s just not true,  but indeed people become strangers to

Read More »
9 11
Steven Clifford

Origins of Misattribution In New York

Toothed blizzard––chomping fish-eggs of memories, never hatching to a reliving paradise––is trailing burns of film rolls, boiling away the playback of Sam’s decision to leave

Read More »
Memories
A B

Leave a Reviewfeature0 Pros (optional) Type new or select existing pros Cons (optional) Type new or select existing cons Save my name, email, and website

Read More »
spooky
Laura Gibson

Lucy. PT1

“I TOLD YOU!” Lucy screamed from the top of the hill. Of course you won bitch, you cheated at the beginning and started before the

Read More »
Arre Loverna

Mother Goose

Sidewalks glittered with diamond shards that sparkle wildly in the sun. Make-believe, road gold- it is magic. The orbital opiate of the unsuspecting, droopy-eyed pedestrian.

Read More »

Today Part 1

I struggle with the word father. It takes me back to a time I do not wish to remember. I hear the word, I picture

Read More »
Roy Hill

Lost And Without Hope

When all seems lost and the difference between life and death is one more step Mauro Prosperi had the strength of will that is forged

Read More »
conclave
HC Holmes

Conclave of Goddesses

Ritual of the Full Moon Bright moonlight showcases the small clearing. Giant midnight blue shadows stand guard along the perimeter, leaves swishing softly in the

Read More »
Fiction
Barbara King

When It Burns 

What they don’t tell you about watching your whole life burn away, is just how cold it is.  As you stand nearby watching the flames

Read More »