Category: 100 Words

Stories and essays containing 100 words

100 words – drinking

The dog is staring at me. He knows I want to run screaming into the night. A block or so…

100 Words – Daze

A sour note blown from a reedless saxophone startles me back to awareness. I don’t know where I am or…

100 Words – Vegas

Rolling down hills like little kids. Falling off bridges like jilted lovers. Gravity’s angels fulfilling their destinies. Imperfect lives connecting…

100 Words – Weeping

Where were they? I needed them and they weren’t there. Or I needed them but I wasn’t there. Why do…

100 Words – Thunderstorm

Beaufort the Grand banished thunderstorms from his land. They were driving his dogs crazy so he sent them away and…

100 Words – The Trap

Randolph sat in his car eating his quarter pounder. The Pest Busters truck pulled up across the street and two…

100 words – Graffiti Jesus

Randolph stood across the street from the graffiti Jesus. The body was painted normal, in proportion to the cross to…

100 Words – Drums

Randolph heard the drums in the distance. Hippie noise pollution he thought then listened. Hidden in the chaos of clamber…

100 Words – Rooftop

Gary stood on the rooftop shouting nonsense phrases into the sunrise. Mary fanned him with yesterday’s New York Post. The…

100 Words – Benny

They say that murder is nothing but extroverted suicide. They also say that cats are nothing but effeminate dogs. Benny…