Short Stories

Isa & Nate – Part Two

Chapter One No More Broken Limbs “I can’t figure out the crushed lilies and gum.” Isabelle Perry pressed her lips together and stared out the library window. The sun made the leaves on the birch tree outside the window appear fluorescent. The tree’s beauty was not lost on Isa, though her mind still reeled from… Read More Isa & Nate – Part Two

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Before the Rooster Crows—A Short Story

Jesus answered, “I tell you, Peter, before the rooster crows today, you will deny three times that you know me.” Luke 22:34 Pearl wadded her tissue and threw it at her pink trash can. She missed. Balls of used tissue surrounded the trash can like snot filled snowballs. How did she let Chelsea talk her into… Read More Before the Rooster Crows—A Short Story

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The Ugly Tree—A Short Story By Dana Romanin

“She fell off an ugly tree.” My best friend Sam slapped my back and gestured toward a girl walking toward the front of our red-bricked school. I glanced at the girl. I didn’t recognize her. She must be new. “What are you talking about?” “You know … she was at the top of the ugly… Read More The Ugly Tree—A Short Story By Dana Romanin

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A Tempting Glow- A Short Story by Dana Romanin

Sophie swiped her thumb across her phone. A new text glowed on her screen, beckoning for a return message. She tapped on the smiley face emoticon and hit send. Another text flashed on her screen. She glanced up and looked at Dan, the youth leader. He was still reading out of the Bible. His voice… Read More A Tempting Glow- A Short Story by Dana Romanin

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A Mop Ain’t No Microphone – A Short Story by Dana Romanin

  Elizabeth pushed the mop across the church’s kitchen floor. The tile was green, and reminded Elizabeth of grass. Oh how she wished she were on actual grass and not mopping a kitchen floor. Why did Mom always volunteer Elizabeth to clean the church’s kitchen? Ever since Elizabeth turned fourteen, her mom had been insistent… Read More A Mop Ain’t No Microphone – A Short Story by Dana Romanin