Category: 100 Words

Stories and essays containing 100 words

lone star logo

100 Words – Lone Star Musings

Two Lone Star beers latter I became very concerned with the phrase, The Pursuit Of Happiness. For some reason my…

man in screen

100 Words – Screens

I live my life online. A citizen of the screens. My existence is expressed through phone, tablet, laptop and digital…

toxic coworker

100 words – Toxic

I tried to work with him but his toxic personality prevented any form of cooperation. He committed every business sin…

sand storms

100 Words – Sand Storms

The nomads gathered at the oasis to wait out the sand storms. A few knew each other from past seasons…

cats in corfield

100 Words – Cats In The Corn

The dusty sunset is full of cat screams. They are angry and elusive. We can hear them, but can’t find…

watermelon

100 Words – Watermelon

Last night I had a dream that I was planting a flower bed, but nothing would grow except watermelons. Whatever…

road trip companion

100 Words – Road Trip

The road trip took ten hours, not six. My friend talked the whole time about the difference between satori and…

stoic man

100 Words – Stoic

The funniest man I ever met was an unrelenting stoic. He never laughed. He never smiled. He never pet the…

the apology van

100 Words – Apology

The police officer sympathized when I explained that I was deipnophobic, the fear of eating in public, and had to…

bible season

100 Words – Bible Season

Back at college in Iowa I always looked forward to bible season. Every fall the doom patrol would take to…