• the stolen dream short story
    Short Story

    The Stolen Dream

    To dream, a dream, on this perfect night for things to be wishfully, just right. A mystical awe of desire of which I might aspire. Alas! Out of reach until I sleep, I’ll keep wandering down this street, with hope in my heart for fortune to strike, you never know, it just might—an unconscious request, not in jest, intuition, ambition, a sense— my quest. “Oh, how divine maybe one day, mine, you’ll see just give it time.” Justanemotion Introducing one of my favourite short stories, The Stolen Dream by Richard Le Gallienne. An English author and poet, which was first published in 1912. With the addition of some illustrations, and…

  • Old Man, The Twilight Guests short story book cover
    Short Story

    The Twilight Guests

    Old man and The Twilight Guests is a wonderful short story of an old, man revisited by familiar fond memories of old friends who have long since past. A wonderful short story by the American author and poet Josephine Dodge Daskam wrote a series of short stories based on her own experiences. With the addition of some illustrations, and only a few—slight—changes to enhance a more modern reading experience, we hope you enjoy this short story. The Twilight Guests When they left him, in the warm, late afternoon, lying listless on his couch in the porch, they thought he would stay alone there till they came again. His little granddaughter,…

  • I Have A Right, narrative, short story of enlightenment
    Narratives,  Short Story

    I Have A Right

    I have a right, of course, we all have a right yet we seem to misinterpret them sometimes. A short story within in its own rights offers some enlightenment. Having a right is something earned, a responsibility in conducting yourself in a manner that constitutes having that right. There is nothing better than to learn from someone else’s experience or wisdom, a short— but pleasant story, soon unfolds. An excellent tale for all ages, for how often do we forget our past experiences, a good reminder— to be sure. The original short narrative is from a collection of short stories by Jean Ingelow, an English author and poet and was first…

  • The One-eyed Servant narrative, short story book cover
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    The One-eyed Servant

    The One-eyed Servant is not precisely what she was expecting, but an inspiring degree of hope changes her mood with excitement. When the one-eyed servant is introduced, a point is clearly made. A tale with a twist yet teaches us a valuable lesson. There is nothing better than to learn from someone else’s experience or wisdom, a short— but pleasant tale soon unfolds. An excellent story for all ages, for how often do we forget our past experiences, a good reminder— to be sure. The original short narrative is from a collection of short stories by Jean Ingelow, an English author and poet, which was first published in 1865. With…

  • Little Rie And The Rosebuds short story, narrative of jumping to conclusions
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    Little Rie And The Rosebuds

    Little Rie And The Rosebuds, a small blessing of joy, is plucked from harm on a cold and blustery evening. Soon she begins to flourish with a warm flush of contentment and love. Although a wild rosebud in need of nurturing must be handled with care, for there are many thorny spikes. Which can catch you unaware—a twist of a tale born from an act of kindness. There is nothing better than to learn from someone else’s experience or wisdom, a short— but pleasant storey soon unfolds. An excellent tale for all ages, for how often do we forget our past experiences. The original short narrative is from a collection…

  • Two Ways Of Telling A Story, narrative, short story of wisdom and kindness
    Narratives

    Two Ways Of Telling A Story

    Two ways of telling a story, one might say his close encounter with fate was perhaps another side to the story, a twist of a tale born from an act of kindness. There is nothing better than to learn from someone else’s experience or wisdom, a short— but pleasant story, soon unfolds. An excellent tale for all ages, for how often do we forget our past experiences, a good reminder— to be sure. The original short narrative is from a collection of short stories by Jean Ingelow, an English author and poet and was first published in 1865. With the addition of some illustrations, and only a few – slight…

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    The Minnows With Silver Tails

    The minnows with silver tails are curious little river fish that offer promise, of an easier life. Small freshwater fish with silver tails? A silver lining perhaps? There is nothing better than to learn from someone else’s experience or wisdom, a short— but pleasant story, soon unfolds. An excellent tale for all ages, for how often do we forget our past experiences, a good reminder— to be sure. The original short narrative is from a collection of short stories by Jean Ingelow, an English author and poet and was first published in 1865. With the addition of some illustrations, and only a few – slight – changes to enhance a…

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    The Suspicious Jackdaw

    The Suspicious Jackdaw is a delightful, educational short story, not just for children. A unique tale which teaches us a valuable lesson. It is from a collection of short stories by Jean Ingelow, an English author and poet and was originally published in 1865. With the addition of some illustrations, and only a few – slight – changes to enhance a more modern reading experience, we hope you enjoy this short and pleasant tale. THE SUSPICIOUS JACKDAW. There never was a more suspicious mortal in this world than old Madam Mortimer, unless it was Madam Mortimer’s Jackdaw. To see him peep about, and turn his head on one side as…

  • Can and Could meaningful short narrative for children, short story
    Narratives

    Can And Could

    Can and Could use with examples within a short narrative. A short story of Can and Could to help children to understand the different meanings of the words, including examples and use. This short narrative is from a collection of short stories by Jean Ingelow, an English author and poet and was originally published in 1865. With the addition of some illustrations, and only a few – slight – changes to enhance a more modern reading experience, we hope you enjoy this short and pleasant tale. CAN AND COULD. Onc upon a time, Could went out to take a walk on a winterly morning; he was very much out of spirits, and…

  • The Maid Of The Mill short mystery story, horror book cover
    Short Mystery Stories

    The Maid Of The Mill

    The maid of the mill is a mystery, for no one really knows if it actually happened, but on a dark still night apparently you can still hear the screams. The sky it’s said reddens from the reflection of the river, flowing like a severed artery between the gorse banks. The maid of the mill is a short story that is told among men who relive the harrowing tale by Josephine Dodge Daskam, an American author and poet who wrote a series of short mystery stories based on her own experiences. With the addition of some illustrations, and only a few – slight – changes to enhance a more modern…