Humor

Get ready for a laugh with a light-hearted humor read.

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Madara Greer Sr.

Hunting, here I go!

I got myself two steaming smokers yesterday. After watching fellow hunters through the summer and fall. Gather piece after piece of Native American history. I’ll

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Absurd
Matthew Portman

Le Petit

Photo by ÉMILE SÉGUIN on Unsplash or  ‘The Little’ By Matthew Portman April 27th, 2020 I’ve never seen a piece quite like it. Le Petit,

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Josie Dorans

Allie Bedeviled – Chapter Six

I came to with Boo Boo shaking me roughly. Not surprisingly, he was a mouth breather with a tendency to drool. Adrenaline flooded my system

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Made In Stone (Story still in progress)

Chapter 1 The air was stagnant with putrid odors of piss and vomit, befitting of such a place as this, lanterns hung above the entrance

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Tim McDaniel

Getting Ahead in Business

 Graeme Wood turned the newspaper to Local News, folded it, and smoothed it flat on the plastic table in front of him. The waitress passed

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Donald J. Bingle

Buzz on the Street

“G’night, boss,” called out Gretchen as she used one liver-spotted hand to snatch up the cane hanging off the edge of her desk. She slung

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Rock Band
Wayne Johnson

It Wasn’t the Avon Lady

The light from the studio shone through the windows of the control booth and onto the four musicians gathered at the control console. “So how

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Tim McDaniel

The New Kid

 It started in the seventh grade. That was when the new kid came to our school, the antichrist I mean, and he sat right behind

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Create A Player

His long, bony fingers ached from the detailed handiwork. A fine specimen lay on the table in front of him. The laboratory was filled with

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Brandt Value

Brandt Saves The Mayor

I was eating a raw steak in the kitchen when my roommate came in. He was a police officer, and he was still in uniform

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TIME OF SURRENDER

Photo by Pavel Danilyuk from Pexels The struggles of years beyond Millenniums of tears rolled out Many at times with stories of anguish and passion

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Adam Dodds-Wade

A Note From a Ghost

 I don’t mean to alarm you, but you’re sleeping in my bed. It’s where I was axed and laid a week dead. Now I don’t

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Absurd
S.C. Mae

Mandarin Alley

Nobody knows who’s been leaving those messes at the back of Mandarin Alley over the last six months. Not every night, but often enough. Mandy,

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Lucia G.

The Past is Dead

“The past is dead” One day she read, And never looked behind. . That memories Stalk one with ease, It never crossed her mind. .

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The Stench Of Fear

I cowered in my hiding spot. “You can run, but you can’t hide. I can smell your fear, boy.” Maybe the witch wasn’t lying about

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Brandt Value

Turbo the Barbarian

There was a village. It was a peaceful village, technologically and hygienically similar to villages in medieval times. But then a dragon attacked. Everything was

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True Love

I love you more Than fatal twists Of irony More than Cheez-its You don’t need to get Your own box I will give you mine

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Douglas Sletten

The Permanent Record

Part of my misspent youth included several visits to the principal’s office. Now you young people would not understand such a thing a being a

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We Don’t Eat Jesus

If the statue had been anything less than Jesus, Sean wouldn’t have cared as much. Even one of the major saints wouldn’t have had him

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Helen Bold

The Space Spoon

Floating through the vacuum of space wasn’t Tejeda’s thing. Not knowing which way was up or down made him want to puke his guts out.

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Tim McDaniel

Election Returns, Live

 The bulky figure stooped, bringing its head close to the ground, as if sniffing out a trail. Its electronic eyes whirred and the machine pistols

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William Mangieri

Close Enough

“A hundred megameters, my ass,” Max Kepler grumbled. He watched the string of C-class asteroids on his 4-D display. Kepler-Sterne-1, the asteroid where he and

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Josie Dorans

Allie Bedeviled – Chapter Ten

Word traveled fast and very inaccurately through the crowd. Some said that I had slain an entire battalion of Minions single handedly with my one

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Cosmic
Rodolfo Castrellon

The Voyage

In the abyss of Wild Space, a lone scout ship drifts through the endless black ocean of sprinkled stars and systems. The ship is Unit

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Tim McDaniel

Therapeutic

 I usually leafed through a National Geographic while I was waiting for Dr. Ishkanian – looking over the Table of Contents, first, to see if

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Donald J. Bingle

Protest Seen

It wasn’t my fault. I was just minding my own business when it happened. I mean, really minding my own business. I was just walking

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Kendra Anthony

Flowerpot Man 

I meant to plant a pretty flower   But instead I potted myself   I found a cozy flower pot   A lovely spot up

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William Mangieri

Sleep with the Snowmen

I hate the cold. I’ve flattened the drifts under the tree as I pace around it in the moonless night, while I try to keep

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Glenn Hovis

Dreams of Aveinha Part 2

Casey meets Rhiun, a sorceress who has offered to help him get home. But first, he must do something in return. Photo by Tobias Tullius

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William Mangieri

Truth in Advertising

That was the day that they finally got him. Both wore standard black business suits and ties like the Secret Service, although the woman with

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Daniella Cressman

Sophie’s Extravagant Shopping Spree

Sophie stared through the shopping window at the long, golden gown, hanging marvelously on the mannequin’s skin: Paul Revere was one of her favorite designers,

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About Me
Douglas Pilarski

Puff Piece

I am not legendary, best, or great. Never been acclaimed, iconic, visionary. I was outstanding in a field. That was just for an afternoon, in

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Donald J. Bingle

Crispy Crumbly Makes Me Mumbly

People talk about the flavor of bacon in reverential tones, singing its praises, whispering its name, and seeking it out for daily comfort, particularly in

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Life Feeds on Life

The scientist trembled as it made its report. Its skin was blanched; it stunk of horror, and withered into itself as it remembered what it

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Fast
Anthony David Vernon

The Archer 

There was once an archer who never hit a target.  One afternoon a young man approached the archer saying, “Wow, you truly have terrible aim.” 

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Brandt Value

Ninja Tag

Nobody knew if they were Japanese. Their ninja masks covered up their faces, and their ninja suits covered up the rest of their bodies as

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Khalin Ikner

The Devil’s Rain Part 3

Joan and Holly approached the Tellithun Library, seeking new information on The Devil’s Rain. They walked through the large glass doors and stopped suddenly. “Where

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Experimental
Antoinette McCormick

Planting Cars

A farmer had two Volkswagen Beetles, both of them white with spreading rust trim and not a running board between them. He’d interchanged their parts

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Graciela Sills

The Felinist Movement

Athena was thoroughly unimpressed. The sad excuse for entertainment that tarnished the screen– which bore a wretched title along the lines of Dogs vs. Cats

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Christopher Shiple

Bergamot and the Unsolvable Mystery

The eastern end of the one-story, brown-bricked building was fronted by a large window. Hand-painted gold stenciling announced the name of the business inside: Bergamot

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Tais Teng

Angel fishing in Laputa

Where we went on our holidays #22 On our last day in Madeira, we heard from a cleaning lady that Laputa, the famous flying city,

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Conor LaRocque

Spelling Out (1)

I was the so-called star of the day and got to ride shotgun. Mom had wrangled me into one of Eli’s neckties because I’d outgrown

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Tim McDaniel

Teen Angels

 School had let out early that day for parent-teacher conferences, and so the sun was still bright and high as the kids walked home, there

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