VERY SHORT STORIES

Gloriana Orlando – Cri

Cri is a butterfly, whirling happily, forgetting everything. Cri is a little long-legged swan, who dances, dances, dances until she is exhausted and whose ...

Sergio Volterrani – Seventeen

  The place is far from the village just enough to prevent children from going there alone to play. Adults prefer not to pass by: to...

SHORT STORIES

Pina Piccolo – The Poet’s Adventure

The poet had everything ready: a light briefcase, a ticket, an address. Now, while he was sitting on a bench waiting for the train,...

POPULAR

Grace Nichols – Lost in Translation

(por el espíritu de poesía en Medellín, Colombia) As if the earth had shifted axis again I walk the streets of your city, Medellín, a hammock of...

CLASSICS

Edgar Allan Poe – The Black Cat

For the most wild, yet most homely narrative which I am about to pen, I...

Barbara Baynton – The Chosen Vessel

She laid the stick and her baby on the grass while she untied the rope...

Wislawa Szymborska – Writing a résumé

What needs to be done? Fill out the application and enclose a résumé. Regardless of the length of...
gertrude stein poems

Gertrude Stein – Johnny Grey

What did he say. I was disagreeing with him. He said he didn't have it by...

Kate Chopin – Désirée’s Baby

As the day was pleasant, Madame Valmondé drove over to L’Abri to see Désirée and...