Short stories tagged with Desolate Ending

Listing 3 stories.

When her child refuses to take off his Halloween costume because he’s decided that he’s a Mongolian nomad, an ESL teacher in Portland finds herself stuck in an absurd conflict that further strains her suffering marriage.

A man lives with his greyhound on a desert island reflects after a recent apocalypse brings all of the world’s towers crashing down. He writes letters to a distant friend, whom he hasn’t heard from in a long time but still hopes to meet in person one day.

In the dead of winter and feverish with a coke addiction, a young college dropout wanders around her old university's campus and tries to reconnect with her former lesbian lover.