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Top Voted Realistic Fiction

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#1
The Taxi Driver
By , Hartland, WI
It all happened on a dark, gloomy, and dull day in the midst of winter in Chicago. It was a bad work day for me because I ran into a wall like a bird flies into a window. Then I spilt hot coffee all over myself, so I smelt like day old coffee... (more »)
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#2
Dad Still Sick
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In my village of Tana Toraja, Indonesia, deaths aura blow like the wind. If you see a piece of white fabric waving in the front yard of Tongkonan, our traditional house, it means there is a man who is still alive, but dead; “to makula”.... (more »)
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#3
The Selfish King
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The King is lying in a royal bed made from gold and the mattress made from the finest silk and cotton in the kingdom. The room is filled with servants, officials, and his only son, Prince Ban. The King is old with fairly white skin, his hair was... (more »)
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The Old Photo
The Old Photo     Swoosh! The noise of teens scurrying about escaped into the rainy sky. The heavy doors to our cold school stood open like a gateway to freedom. Each kid sporting a different unique outfit, turned... (more »)
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#5
A Love Song on a Skipping Record
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A Love Song on a Skipping Record   I sat at the same bench of Kerry Park that I had always sat at. For the past four years of college, I had been a patron of this bench; this stiff, rusted, rotten-wood bench. From my residency on... (more »)
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#6
Stick The Landing
By , Seattle, WA
Freefalling I began to reconsider…Strange since I was so sure a few seconds ago. I continued descending uncontrollably and began flailing my arms in a futile effort to stop or at least slow the plunge back to earth. I found solace in... (more »)
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#7
The Pun Queen
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Samantha and Veronica were two great friends and known each other since kindergarten. They went to the same school every year and even in university. They just became 24 and always love to watch an Asian show called,”Gag Concert.” They got... (more »)
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#8
The Sound of Silence
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The first thing that I see when I wake up in the morning is the desk in the corner with the pile of books on it. Nothing good though. Just stack after stack of AP Study Guides, a few from 5 Steps to a 5, most from The Princeton Review. Balanced... (more »)
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#9
Bite the Bullet
Crunch. Crunch. Crunch. My steel-tipped boots thudded mechanically on the dry grass as I blindly made my way towards the marquee. Marquee? Who puts up a marquee at a funeral? I guessed they were just trying to make the most out of a bad... (more »)
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#10
Unexpectations
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        I watch the children pass by, they were all wearing spectacles and looked nerdy except me. 'Will I look like a nerd if I wear spects too?' I ask myself. They look and smirk at me, I hug myself in order to hide my old, torn and ragged... (more »)
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#11
No regrets
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A dead body lay ravaged in the train compartment. Crimson blood pooled out below, staining the knife laying next to the body. Torn up papers were scattered over the body, spotted with blood, and a man’s shadow briefly flickered over the scene... (more »)
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#12
For Bryce
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"Bryce, you have so much potential! Don't throw it away!" "You only say that because it's your job! You're being paid to stop me!"   In all of my years of working with troubled people, I had learned to read them. Yet the more I understood,... (more »)
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Journey of a Lifetime
Short Story Journey of a Lifetime It was the middle of the night when I got a phone call. "Hello?" I asked, sleepily. "Is this Christina?"  A man said in stern monotone voice. "Yes. Who is this?"... (more »)
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#14
The Misfit
By , Christiansburg, VA
The beautiful snow falls so graceful outside my window with no worries of life. Yet, I the misfit is stuck here in h--- called home. It isn’t much of a home to me anymore. My family doesn’t like who I am these couple of years. Their... (more »)
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#15
We Are Him
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Radioactive air that’s what we are met with. Chemicals mixing, changing, destroying, creating. Mothers, Daughters, Sons, Fathers. Missing, changed, dead, alive. The war destroyed everything, but created a new hope; a new way. Nothing’s the... (more »)
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Jump...
“Jump, jump, jump,” the neighborhood kids chants and screams sent shivers down Greg’s spine and packed butterflies into his stomach. Its tradition, after the last day of school all the kids meet at the Thompson Bridge that goes over the... (more »)
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