short story


Karel Cispic:
A chuckle died in his throat as he realized fully what he was about to do. Shovel after shovel of dried dirt flew in back of him until the magic moment when he hit wood. He could tell by the solid thudding sound that metal made against wood. It was a satisfying sound. An organic sound. Thud, thump. Thump, thump. He used the blade of the shovel to pry open the casket. No smell came out, but the sight was not a pleasant one. Pavel’s emaciated and very dead face had a rictus grin that sent a fright up Karel’s spine. The dead poet seemed to be smiling at him.

Fat Man

by Robert Fenhagen (USA)   Brief news story out of Wakefield, R.I.:  “A flight out of Warwick Airport made it safely through a ferocious storm. At one point, there were  fears that the flight was lost at a point because of  faulty communications, but they turned out unfounded, and the flight eventually arrived without incident in […]

Song to Layla

by Irina Savin [Belgium] edited by Robert Fenhagen        She always thought of  train stations as the heart and soul of a town. For Layla, they were thorny, blameful and half-sinful places for people still hanging on the memory of mostly sad good-byes, a teasing and, sometimes, sinful places for the adventurous ones. And a refuge for […]

Jamais Vu

 by Adrian Ioniţă (USA) Edited by Robert Fenhagen       “What is wrong with this baby?”     Thank you, Doctor.     “He’s watching us. He is!”     Thank you, bitch-nurse.     “Slap him!” ordered the Doctor.      Thank you, again, you righteous bastard

Call for Submissions

EMERGING and ESTABLISHED WRITERS WANTED via Free Press Release Romania (Press Release) June 2, 2009 — Starting with the 22nd issue, EgoPHobia e-zine is announcing the opening of the Short Story section. The managing editor of this project is Mr. Robert Fenhagen (USA).

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