Stories tagged “WISDOM”

  • Catching Fish

    I stood on the bank and cast my line. A shining green and gold bass took my bait and flashed its scales just below the surface as I reeled him in.

    Excited, I pulled him up to examine my catch. Each scale iridescent in the sun, it flapped its tail with po…

    Posted 1 year ago
  • Do These Glasses Make Me Look Smarter?

    The hut was stifling. Sweat dripped down my back. Still the natives paraded their woes before me like peasants before a King. At least I was in the shade and still alive. The cannibals on this island eat anything that is not useful, or more useful as food…

    Posted 2 years ago
  • Advice of the Bartender

    After lasagna and a nice night with my boyfriend, I had a chat with my best friend. He spared me the details of his recent weekend getaway. All of his sentences began with 'I' instead of 'we'. I found that interesting. He'd mention her name, but it was in…

    Posted 2 years ago
  • Alone Time

    "Alone tonight?" The bartender busied herself with mixing drinks while I sat at the far end of the bar nursing the drink I'd ordered 40 minutes ago.

    "Yep."

    "Where's your handsome sidekick?" She meant my best friend. We had been meeting here on a weekly …

    Posted 2 years ago