Wit Inspirations of the 'Two-Year-Olds'
Wit Inspirations of the "Two-Year-Olds"
Nathaniel Hawthorne

75 Short Short Stories


Stories to enjoy when you have 5 minutes to spare, grouped by category to suit your mood: Witty Stories, Introspective Stories, Morality Tales, Other-Worldly Stories, Feel-Good/Love Stories, Dramatic Stories, and Political Farce.

Not what you are looking for? We offer 50 Great Feel-Good Stories and Favorite Short Stories Collection. Just enough time for a good poem? Here are 100 Great Poems


Witty Stories



The Night Came Slowly
The Night Came Slowly

Introspective Stories



The Aged Mother
The Aged Mother

Morality Tales



The Fight of the Good Ship Clarissa
The Fight of the Good Ship Clarissa

Other-Worldly Stories



Cousin Tribulation's Story
Cousin Tribulation's Story

Feel-Good/Love Stories



The Little Match Girl
The Little Match Girl

Dramatic Stories



Hermann The Irascible
Hermann The Irascible

Political Farce



Do you have a favorite short-short story in the public domain that you'd like us to add, please email your suggestions to amlit.editor@gmail.com.

Looking for more? Check out our Favorite Short Stories Collection. You may also enjoy 100 Great Poems
Read about the authors' own stories in American Biographies

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