Stories tagged surprise


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Richard bounds up the stairs to his apartment. He can’t wait to get home to his new kitty. He found the poor cat right outside of his building just a few days ago, and already they’ve become fast friends.


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The poppers, the Viagra, the chorizo – all had been ordered and all had arrived.


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Words are heady, and you couldn’t give head with words in your mouth.


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Cornelia stared in the mirror wishing them away. She'd locked herself in the bathroom for several hours now, but no one had even noticed. Her surprise at cutting her hand while washing her hair was nothing compared to horror she felt when she realized exactly what she'd cut…

A Prayer for Adelaide

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The prayers are often beautiful, like poems,/ giving shape to deepest needs./ I don’t ignore but collect them all.