Humor

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

burglary
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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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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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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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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angel
William Mangieri

The Human Interface

“No, no, no, no! Don’t say that! Those aren’t the words I chose, damn it! You’re supposed to curse at him for the crappy service!

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Absurd
Matthew Portman

Dating, a Repast

Photo by Jose Losada on Unsplash The bed disturbingly small, I shimmied to the foot and placed my feet down to sit up and watch

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Absurd
Matthew Portman

Number One

As told by number two Photo by Rodion Kutsaev on Unsplash A man stands on a corner of a busy crosswalk in a busy neighborhood

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epistolary
Alex Shvartsman

The Epistolary History

#1 1/9/12 Hey Cat, We finally did it! The time machine works. The blokes are talking about trying to sell it to some big technology

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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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acting
Nathan Nish

We’ll Be Seeing You, Then

Jacob’s room was hot as sunlight settled the remaining hours of a late afternoon. He hunched over his computer. Over the last couple years, every

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Glory Wormhole

Two teenage boys walked down the street to the public bathroom at the shady gas station behind Fantasy’s Fun & Games. The taller of the

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Fiction
Matthew Portman

The Bris

Disclaimer – this is a work of fiction and in no way represents the actions of a real person Epilogue to Have You Ever Seen

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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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Hospital Birth

In the maternity hospital office on the fifth floor, a wide-hipped nurse, Hazel, with her hair in a honeybun-style, ran up to the counter shrieking,

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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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AI
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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Tais Teng

Cathedral surfing

It was Elisa’s very first time to cathedral-surf. She was happy that her twin sister was with her: Yolanda had been surfing holy places for

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Absurd
Matthew Portman

Semyon Semyonovich

A Tribute to Gogol Photo by Ricardo Gomez Angel on Unsplash Semyon son of Semyon stumbled to the end of the street yelling – —

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aliens
Larry Hodges

Confederate Cavalry on a Plane

“I know I’m right!” cried Professor Jackson T. Bowser, sitting in the aisle seat of a Boeing 737, flying back from a physics convention in

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