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25 Most Recent Cultures Short Stories

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The Father of Twelve Children by Emile Tubiana
An Oriental-type story created by the Author, with a message: "Never despair, even in the worst situations, help can always come from where one least expects it"...
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The Feet of Pele by L. 'Ailina Laranang
An aging hula dancer reflects on her upbringing in a traditional hula school and is affected by the generation following her...
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The Flower of Flesh and Blood by Daniel Callaghan
A punk rocker, circa 1979, contends with the destruction of his favorite counter-culture cafe...
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The Flower of Flesh and Blood by Crispin Sands
A punk rocker, ca. 1979, contends with a terrorist action against one of his favorite haunts...
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The Flower of Flesh and Blood by Crispin Sands
A punk rocker, circa 1979, contends with the destruction of his favorite cafe at the hands of an unknown bomber...
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The Fruitcake King of Riyadh by Kalikiano Kalei
For many the 'F-word' is a scatological ejaculation that while typically serving as a salty expression of extreme irritation, refers to a certain act of vigorous physical procreative interaction among men and women. For a few atypical souls, however, the 'F-word' is a reference to that much alie..
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The Funniest Duppy Story I Ever Heard by George Graham
This anecdote is from a series of vignettes called "Jamaica Remembered." It recounts a folk tale, known in the island as a "duppy story: because it is about the supernatural...
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The Ghost of the Willow by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
This little town is full of colorful tales this is only one of them.....
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The Glory in Supreme Sacrifice by Dr. Sandeep Kar
The story of an Indian soldier fighting the Kargil war against Pakistan...
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The Hairy Legs War by David Arthur Walters
Authorsden's Helga Ross clued me in on the Hair War being waged on nature...
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The Hood I by Lee Gaylord
Life and times in the hood...
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The Hungry Landlord by Sandra Mushi
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The image with the trumpet by Koty Lapid
Copyright © 2004 By Koty Lapid --The story is about the pain of un-appreciation of a gift. It is also about the changing attitude towards art presented on computer in our society. ..
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The Interview - Part II by Barbara Terry
What Jodie experiences, after her interview. This second part is not biographical for me like the first part was. But I hope you like this part too. ..
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The Iranian Hat by Kenny Baez
My art tutor told me she had a story that 'need writing', but her English she felt, let her down. I went to work...
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The Letter by Sandra Mushi
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View Photo of The Loneliness Read excerpt from The Loneliness The Loneliness by Murugesu Nat
The girl who displaced from Srilanka to London to stay with her uncle. She has faced so many problems. Finally she had made a decision for her future life...
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The Louisiana In Mama. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A young girl appreciates her Cajun French heritage. Image of magnolia (C) 2010 by Karla Dorman...
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The Lowdown On M'Buti Ayala (Part One~~By M'Buti~~) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A visit from an old friend who we haven't heard from in a long while. A woman of African heritage shares her innermost thoughts and feelings about different things...
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The Most Beautiful Story in the World by John Howard Reid
Fulton Oursler rightly described his "take" on the Life of Jesus as "The Greatest Story Ever Told". I have nominated "The Adventures of Toby" as translated in my book, "Bible Wisdom for Modern Times: Selections from the Orthodox Old Testament", as the finest fictional short story of all time. But fo..
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The Mystery of Mount Ida by George Graham
A mysterious house fascinates a child...
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The New Thatch Hut by Sandra Mushi
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Read excerpt from The Night I Finally Called The Cops The Night I Finally Called The Cops by James Samdavid1
The Night That I Finally Called The Cops. You know after so much, you just have to make the call. I was awakened by a noise of someone running either up or down the stairs from the upstairs apartment in the house that I live in. I looked at the clock and it was 1:26 a.m. After coming to..
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The Nun in the Glass Casket by Frank Whyte
This story was conceived while I was a paratrooper stationed in Italy. It is a composite of things seen and things imagined, and while many have suggested otherwise, it is a complete work of fiction...
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The Old School Playa by C. Smith-Rea
Mr. Brown loved the ladies and the ladies literally loved him to death...
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Read excerpt from The Pohutukawa Tree. The Pohutukawa Tree. by Leonie Campbell
The old man just wanted peace; away from his noisy family. He creep out quietly with his fishing rod; escaping to the tranquility of the sea and his dreams of past times.....
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The Poor Man and the Rich Manís Daughter by Emile Tubiana
A poor hero who saved a rich girl's life is rewarded...
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The Rat Race by Sandra Mushi
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The Rich Merchant and the Angel of Death by Emile Tubiana
A lesson about charitable giving...
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The Ronee' Files: Bonjour, Y'all! :) (1/31/10) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' is up, bright and early, listening to some Cajun music on the radio, and trying to get the spiders out of her brain...
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The Ronee' Files: Building Excitement!! :D by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' Le-Anne Reaux is stoked with excitement about the upcoming Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival, where she's scheduled to perform...
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The Ronee' Files: Cajun Excitement!! AAIIEE!! by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' is counting the days to when she and her family go to Louisiana, for the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival. She cannot wait! ..
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The Ronee' Files: Crawfish Festival Weekend!! :) (May 1, 2010) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' Le-Anne Reaux is in Louisiana with her family: they are attending the annual Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival. Image (C) 2010, Karla Dorman...
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The Ronee' Files: Happy Mardi Gras, Everybody! AAIIEE!! (2/16/'10) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' Reaux writes in her journal prior to going onstage to perform; she is opening up for Wayne Toups at the city's annual Mardi Gras Celebration...
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The Ronee' Files: Mardi Gras 2011 (And Other News!!) (3/4/'11) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' Reaux is looking forward to going out with friends tonight for Mardi Gras...
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The Ronee' Files: 100% Chance Of Cajun-Style Fun!! :) (5/6/'11) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' Le-Anne Reaux is having fun at the annual Breaux Bridge (La.) Crawfish Festival...
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The Ronee' Files: Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival (2007) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' is letting the "bon temps rouler" in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, where she and her family are attending the annual Crawfish Festival...
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The Ronee' Files: Crawfish Festival Time Again! (May 4, 2013) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' Le-Anne Stinkowitz is having a great time at the annual Crawfish Festival in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana...
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The Ronee' Files: Crawfish Festival Time!! (May 3, 2014) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' Le-Anne Stinkowitz is in Louisiana, enjoying the annual Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival. She takes time from the festivities and writes in her journal. Image (c) 2012 by Karla Dorman...
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The Ronee' Files: Crawfish Festival Time!! YES!! (5/4/'12) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' Le-Anne Reaux is getting ready to dance and eat herself silly while attending the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival with her fiance, Michael. Image of traditional country band at festival (c) 2010, by Karla Dorman...
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The Ronee' Files: Crawfish Festival, 2008--Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler!! by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' Le-Anne Reaux is having a fine time at the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival with her family...
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The Ronee' Files: Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler! It's Mardi Gras!! 2/12/'13 by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' and her husband are enjoying Lafayette's Cajun Mardi Gras Celebration...
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The Same Prayer by Jo Janoski
It was a godless time in Berlin. The war was raging, and the Allies were progressing across Europe until finally they were in Germany bombing Berlin. For those who lived there, it was "lights out" every night so the bombers couldn't see where to drop their deadly cargoes. They waited in basements, t..
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View Photo of The Sparrow and the Bear Read excerpt from The Sparrow and the Bear The Sparrow and the Bear by Dan Barden
A Sparrow becomes all that he can be with the help of a Lady Bear, and a cool mountain lake...
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The spell of Mayaland by Albert Russo
brother and sister discover Chichen-Itza in Mexico and meet Maya ghosts ..
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The Subterraneans: Lucky Number by Crispin Sands
More adventures of Big Mambo and Diamond Jackie as they gleefully traverse the throbbing heart of Seattle's underground demimonde...
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The Tame Tigers of Thailand by Edward Phillips
This is a tale of how to untame a tiger...
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The Tower of BreogŠn (storytelling CD) by Richard Marsh
Traditional legends and tales from Ireland and Spain ..
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The Trouble With Heroes. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A man writes about some personal heroes in his life and how he wishes that they got the same recognition as more well known figures in the entertainment or sports industry...
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The True Friends by Emile Tubiana
Translation by the author from his French Story (Les vrais amis) ..
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