Short stories tagged with Birth.
Listing 13 stories.
A six-year-old boy is tasked with helping his mother give birth at their remote home in the woods.
A young girl with a grievous family situation grows up and tries to escape her reality by seeking false love and affection.
In a futuristic world where hardly a trace of natural life exists untouched by human interference, a Citizen makes an unprecedented choice that brings a slew of notoriety and ethical questions.
A young, cynical slave girl’s murder of her owners stirs up the etherworld, leading to the birth of multiple ghosts that will change her life.
In the mid-twentieth-century South, a black mother's greed has haunting consequences for her and her coveted son.
A young boy comes of age in front of a television screen playing monster movies in 1970s America.
After one of her father's notebooks is recovered from an icecap, a woman recalls the love story between her mother, a rural woman who always wanted adventure, and her father, an adventurous explorer who disappeared on a voyage to the Arctic.
A young man and his wife prepare for the birth of their first baby and navigate the ups and downs of their imminent parenthood.
A new mother wakes up after giving birth to her son and upon gazing at his face, feels an ephemeral peace that only comes once in a lifetime.
Lonely and sickly, the Andalusian Hebrew poet Solomon ibn Gabirol creates a golem to care for him. But the golem possesses more life than he expected and kills him as well as several others before fleeing and starting a new life.