Category: 100 Words

Stories and essays containing 100 words

books

100 Words – Whose Books?

Smiley has a large bookcase of borrowed books. They were placed in chronological order of when he obtained them. He…

cottonwood witch

100 Words – Cottonwood

I walked twice to the left around the cottonwood tree. I felt like a fool, but what did I have…

industrial archaeology

100 Words – Industrial Archaeology

Some call it junk-picking. I call it an Industrial Archaeology. Someone needs to document for future generations the bizarre habits…

rusty dinosaur

100 Words – Rusty Dinosaurs

Her shop was guarded by rusty dinosaurs. They told me it would be. But no words could not prepare me…

empath in crowd

100 Words – Empath

Linda’s childhood was horrific. Everyone, everywhere, screamed their emotions at her. She didn’t know what was happening to her and…

tourists standing on ground

100 Words – Artists Revolt

On the day that the artists revolted I sat on the front porch to witness the craziness. Decades of being…

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…