Short stories tagged with Drunk

Listing 12 stories.

When a married couple attempts to change their flat tire on the side of the road, a group of boys offer to help, thinly masking their true malicious intent.

An overprotective brother disapproves of his sister’s fiance despite his own inability to commit to a woman. Over time, he becomes less selfish and learns to accept others' wishes with less judgment.

A young girl feels under-appreciated and left out during a family trip to Italy when her older sister and their college-age babysitter engage in a romantic affair.

An old woman reminisces about her twenties in NYC and her relationship with the family down the hall after she meets the younger daughter on a plane one day.

A bartender sleeps with a regular patron whose brother has recently passed away.

Much to her twin daughters' chagrin, a widow mourns her husband as she gardens, writes, and, most of all, drinks the time away.

A western town’s rule-flaunting, drunken personality is locked up for hiding his still in the church basement, while his son is finally released from the school that had for so long oppressed him.

In 1968, a family attends their country town's ice cream supper and stand by as chaos ensues with the arrival of the town's drunken outcast.

An enforcer for the mob moves to California and ends up working for a different mob at a horse race, where he befriends an old Italian man who has a magical way with horses. Trouble comes when the enforcer is asked to "take care" of a kid with the same last name as the Italian man...

An instructor for the Navy helps one of his students — a young, lonely, and drunk man who already has the Purple Heart — and subsequently feels less bad about his own loneliness and insecurity.