VERY SHORT STORIES

Heiko H. Caimi – Sick Earth

  I came home in the evening, while long shadows were extending between the buildings, bridging at dusk. I crossed the main street and slipped...

Lara Gregori – A Thread, A Dream

  He could see himself as a child sitting on a rock beside the fire while his mother, her veil lifted and her nails black...

SHORT STORIES

Giorgio Olivari – Zuava

Elide was born in 1926. Born a fascist. She was the daughter of a railway worker, who had been obliged to become a National Fascist...

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Piergiorgio Odifreddi – The Gospel According to Science. Religions to the...

  The pontificating atheist The author, who usually feels a great sense of self-satisfaction when is fond of appearing in on TV talk shows, loves to...

CLASSICS

William Butler Yeats – The Second Coming

Turning and turning in the widening gyre    The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the...

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...