Stories tagged existentialism


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Everything you need to know about Kafka.

The Beach

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The wind blows off the ocean soft and cool. I close my eyes in hopes to strengthen my sense of touch. A bit of sand wriggles through my teeth; crunchy and salty like spoiled oven-roasted peanuts. I imagine the air would smell like low tide if it wasn't constantly…


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Tio brewed coffee in a bone-gray electric pot. As the water percolated he watched a brown cockroach make its way across the adobe wall. The insect moved slowly, its slender feelers twitched as it went. Tio looked down at the blue plastic box sectioned in

The Dog

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They stood at the intersection waiting for the light to change so they could cross the highway.

Short Fuse

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he scans the headlines of the tabloids as he waits to pay. “Dog Accidentally Shoots Man With His Own Gun, Elvis's Hidden Extraterrestrial Daughter, Swedish Man Bursts Into Flames on Train Platform.”


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there is a vault in the mountains / that in itself contains infinite vaults