Category: 100 Words

Stories and essays containing 100 words

sword

100 Words – Sword

She sat silently in the dark, admitting defeat and plotting her revenge. She vowed that his cult of charisma would…

pld drunk orphans

100 Words – The Family Orphan

Smiley always thought of himself as an orphan. He had parents, and many brothers and sisters, but he never felt…

two puppy sitting on brown board

100 Words – Trash Heap Angel

She was the angel of the trash heap. Fallen and halo-less. Trying to work her way back into heaven by…

need desire LED signage

100 Words – Desire

Pray for me, object of my deepest desire. Lift me from my dungeon. Be the light at the end of…

Unwritten novel

100 Words – No Novel

Raul spent his life under the illusion that he would one day write a novel. Toward this endeavor he exerted…

A close-up of a rusty metal knob on a green strongbox

100 Words – The Box

Among the rubble of the demolished building was a safe. Inside the safe was a large sealed box. I don’t…

shallow focus photo of brown glass bottle

100 Words – Potvalor

She fed him sausages and homemade beer. Both were strong. Soon they were both full and drunk. Potvalor, her mother…

water baby ocean

100 Words – Water Baby

She was born a water baby. Even at just a crawl she sought out water. Puddles, then streams, rivers, lakes…

farm couple

100 Words – Farmers Lonely

She dreams of a small farm with horses, baby goats and exotic birds. He dreams of driving a pickup truck…

bucket

100 Words – Bucket Drip

Drip. A drop in the bucket. Drip, drip, drip. More drops in the bucket. Another pint and she’ll be empty,…