Sad

Sad short stories

God Scent

A cold March wind danced around the dead of night in Dallas as the doctor walked into the small hospital room of Diana Blessing. Still groggy from surgery, her husband David held her hand as they braced themselves for the latest news.

The Disabled Bus Driver

It was a stormy winter's day in New York City when Mrs Spodek left the downtown Manhattan hospital with her wheelchair bound son in tow. The blistery wind swept across the face of the buildings sending drifts of snow into people's path.

Last Words

One day a girl, Sara, who was fifteen years old, came home from school in a very bad mood. She'd…

Hospital Windows

Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room. One man was allowed to sit up in his bed…

A Hunger Artist

In the last decades interest in hunger artists has declined considerably. Whereas in earlier days there was good money to…

In The Penal Colony

“It’s a remarkable apparatus,” said the Officer to the Explorer and gazed with a certain look of admiration at the device, with which he was, of course, thoroughly familiar.

A Good Man Is Hard To Find

The grandmother didn't want to go to Florida. She wanted to visit some of her connections in east Tennes- see…