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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.

Goliath and David

Delve into courage, strength, and unexpected triumphs, offering profound insights into human resilience.

1 min read · Rating: R · Read story

I'd Love to Be a Fairy's Child

I'd love to be a Fairy's child

< 1 min read · Rating: G · Read story

Strong Beer

Contemplating human mortality through the metaphor of potent ale, revealing life's fleeting nature and the inevitability of death, all in a mere sip.

1 min read · Rating: G · Read story

The Caterpillar

A happy caterpillar eats hawthorn leaves and does not worry about becoming a butterfly or a bird’s dinner.

< 1 min read · Rating: G · Read story

Two Fusiliers

War's Impact, Bonds Tested.

< 1 min read · Rating: G · Read story

A Sniper's Promise

Mickey Moran settled into a prone position by the woods, and waited for the British Army to make contact with southern authorities and the Gardai dispatched a team to investigate. His new American...

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

The Last Word

Eighty years buried somewhere in my bones, I can only see the world moving along in monotones. The wisdom comes too late, and the fools mourn the blindness of their youth. I have lived the utter...

1 min read · Rating: G · Read story

Old Song

When winter winds set the yellow wood sighing, I retire into an old room Beside a bright fire and read old things, while the wind sings. I never look out nor attend to the blast, but close at the...

1 min read · Rating: G · Read story

From Omar Khayyam

Some for the Glories of This World, and some Sigh for the Prophet's Paradise to come. Take the Cash, and let the Credit go. The blowing Rose says, "Into the world I blow, At once the silken tassel...

2 min read · Rating: G · Read story

Christmas at Fezziwig's Warehouse

"Hilli-ho!" cried old Fezziwig, skipping down from the high desk with wonderful agility. "Clear away, my lads, and let's have lots of room here! Hilli-ho, Dick! The warehouse was cleared away in...

3 min read · Rating: G · Read story

From Retrospection

We wove a web in childhood, dug a spring in infancy, sowed a mustard seed, and cut an almond rod. Are they withered in the sod? The web of air is still there, but its folds are spread, and its...

2 min read · Rating: G · Read story

On The Death Of Anne Bronte

There's little joy in life for me, and little terror in the grave; I've lived the parting hour to see of one I would have died to save, and I thank God from my heart.

< 1 min read · Rating: G · Read story