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My Favorite Sweater

Try not to focus on the things that do not matter, you may overlook those that do.

I didn’t even see the nail. It may have been a screw. It didn’t really matter what it was, all that mattered, at the time, was that it snagged my sweater. Actually, now that I think back on it, it was a nail and it was rusty. Clumsily fastened to a tree b...

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Goldilocks and the Three Pigs

A teenage girl has an adventure with three little pigs

Once upon a time in a land not so far away there was a girl named Žaneta, who was known to her friends as Goldilocks, on account of her beautiful long hair that was as yellow as a buttercup.  One sunny day, Goldilocks awoke to a snorty squeaky noise comin...

Good Old St. Nick, (Who is a bit of a dick), Thought this Christmas, He would just play a trick. It didn't matter how nice you were, Or who you hugged or who you kissed. Santa was changing the game, And using only his naughty list. Ironic or inevitable, H...

Kith, Kin & Atrocities

Satire yet philosophical; the atrocities by his kith & kin while a man is admitted in hospital

Have you ever seen God?! But I have seen many times!!Now my father is doing absolutely fine but few years ago, that morning around 5.45 AM, I got a phone call from my cousin who said my father is sick. What could happen to a person with whom I talked, in...

A Religious Satirist..

What a satirist thinks while writing about religion!

I have written few films recently, I’m now committing a suicide I’m messing with the ‘R’ word, Oh God, bless me! Six major religions I plan to focus on: Alpha, beta, gamma, delta, epsilon and sigma. Beta guys hate the delta ones, Epsilon members loathe Al...

Day Of Rest

Time to relax and enjoy family life

Sunday. Day of rest. Hoover, dust, polish, put out bins. Walk dog, hang out even more washing.Lunch. Stuff a chicken, shove it in the oven. Start peeling potatoes.Front door slams. Daughter’s gone. Text sent to find out why. Swimming, dancing, cinema.Alri...

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A Plagiarized Work That Got Plagiarized

A funny, satirical take on plagiarism

Online forums for writers had addicted this guy An average writer he was, but he wanted the limelight. Working hard was not his style, the quick way was to plagiarize, The risk of getting caught had haunted him for a while. 'Stop plagiarism!' was the perf...

The Boy Who Hated 'Lefties'

A satirical take on homophobia

There was once a boy who was proud of being a righty We dominate the world, we represent the mighty “Lefties represent weakness, they are unnatural,” he declaredBeing a southpaw is an illness, their rights should be debarred We all are righties by birth,...

A Godly Affair

After a sensation created by fraud doctor, God comes to Earth to teach him a lesson.

1"Repay your debt in a week or shut down your dispensary." Mr. Mehta ordered."Please sir, give me some more time. Do you think I am a fraud?" Dr. Lal replied."Certainly you are, Jackass! I missed out the enlightenment course of Holy Siddeshwar Maharaj. I...

A House of Lies

A story of a student who entangles himself in a web of lies

Aditya had come home a bit late today. ''Traffic", he blamed when his parents asked him the reason. Without wasting any time he went to his study room. He wanted to register his bitter-sweet day in his journal. 1Today, it was my practical exam of Biology...

Jersey Rejoicing

Don't let smoke get in your eyes...

This humorous riposte to "Colorado Calling" by Alan Jankowski (Dirty Martini) not only employs the same rhyme scheme, but in fact rhymes perfectly with the original while telling the opposite point of view. At last he's gone, hip hip hooray!Let him go moo...

The Wonders of Technology

What will we see next?

My first exposure to the wonders of television was shortly after the Second World War when a hardware store up the street put one in their front window. They turned it on when programming started which was, depending on the channel, sometime in the aftern...