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Short stories around 1 minute

Explore captivating short stories around 1 minute and indulge in the rich narratives of this curated collection. Immerse yourself in a world of imagination.

The Birthday Surprise

A man was driving on the highway at a very high speed when a rattling sound in his car caught his attention. A scared puppy jumped from the back seat onto his lap and peed on his lap as it shook...

3 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

Playing Fire with Fire

Lucy and Thomas get into a fight. Thomas gets ready to end her but he doesn't know what is Lucy is capable of...

2 min read · Rating: R · Read story


When age fell upon the world, and wonder went out of men's minds, a man traveled out of life on a quest into spaces whither the world's dreams had fled. This man dwelt in a city of high walls where...

2 min read · Rating: G · Read story


In the valley of Nis, where the waning moon shines thinly, evil vines and creeping plants crawl amidst the stones of ruined palaces, and little apes leap from gigantic trees in crumbling...

2 min read · Rating: G · Read story

The Little Glass Bottle

A captain of a small cat boat noticed something floating to the leeward and reached out his hand for it. Inside was a piece of paper that read: "I am John Jones who writes this letter my ship is...

2 min read · Rating: G · Read story

The Secret Cave, or John Lees Adventure

Mr. & Mrs. Lee were going off for the day & left their two children John 10 yrs old & Alice 2 yrs old. The younger Lees went down cellar & began to rummage among the rubbish little...

3 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story

A Christmas Letter

A young lady has sent an invitation to a children's party, but her ideas are unhappily mistaken. At my mature age, I cannot participate in the sports of children with such abandon as I could wish,...

2 min read · Rating: G · Read story

Aristocratic Education

The House of Lords began considering Clause 52,000 of the Education Bill, dealing with the teaching of Geometry in the schools. The Leader of the Government urged the Lords to accept the clause as...

3 min read · Rating: G · Read story

Borrowing a Match

You might think that borrowing a match upon the street is a simple thing, but any man who has ever tried it will assure you that it is not, and will be prepared to swear to the truth of my...

3 min read · Rating: G · Read story

Boarding-House Geometry

All boarding-houses are the same boarding-house, and all boarders in the same boarding-house and on the same flat are equal to one another. A wrangle is a disinclination of two boarders to each...

2 min read · Rating: G · Read story

Insurance up to Date

A man called on me the other day with the idea of insuring my life. I made up my mind to outwit this man at his own game, and answered a sheet of questions as an applicant, hoping to settle all...

2 min read · Rating: G · Read story

Our Compressed Old English Novel: Swearword, the Unpronounceable

Swearword, the Saxon, was killed by a real Anglo-Saxon who claimed that Swearword's line of English was Anglo-Saxon. The whole story was cut off on the first page and ended.

< 1 min read · Rating: G · Read story