Category: Short stories

Short stories written by M. M. Wedin

Already Dead

Opening her eyes, Coby was met by complete darkness. A slight wind passed her and caused her hair to flutter as she realised she was lying on the ground. She sat up, rubbed her eyes, and looked around. Contours of trees along with the sound of leaves moving as the wind blew. She wasn’t cold, […]

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Give me a sign

“…the heroine’s struggle is comprehensive, intriguing and wrapped up in an authentic narrator’s voice. Great story!” – Atlantis Short Story Contest I don’t believe in ‘getting over’ things. Things like the death of a loved one. I will never ‘get over’ it. That I know. Others call it ‘moving on’. I am not sure I […]

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I dare you

It was a rainy and cold afternoon in Emerstown. The streets were empty and most houses dark. The heavy rain was the only motion. People driving through the town on their way to the big City would probably have increased the speed. People know there is no such thing as a ghost-town – but tonight, […]

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The Animal Shelter

A woman’s heart is full of secrets. Full of scars of the past. Unlike most men, a woman rarely leaves painful memories behind – they are being kept, buried. Friendships and love relations come and go. A woman, after some time, gets used to being left alone. But like any human being, we need to, […]

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