Category: Prompts

Creative stokes – stories and snapshots.


John had stopped drinking again and had been doing fine for about 26 hours. He was already being more productive. Thinking more clearly. Actually enjoying his duties as the president of the Board of his HOA for the first time in a long time.

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Taste test

I think I am a narcissist. I don’t know many people who aren’t… or perhaps I’ve surrounded myself with people like me who spend too much time in their own heads and can list 10 different items that are actually mirrors in disguise.

The exterior of my office building is covered in them, reflecting the sky and trees and hundreds of zombies that drag one leg from the parking garage down the long stretch of concrete and through a spinning door, into an elevator, up, and into a cube where they slump until feeding time.