Jerome Norris: Stories

Displaying stories 1 through 10 of 11

  Title Description Size Dnlds Votes Score
1

Back to Texas
Poem
This is a condensed life story, in verse, of a native Texan who gets around a bit.
Tags: Humor
Age Rating: Anybody
Posted:
4 KB 715 52 6.09
2

Bible Belt
True
They call 'em Palmetto Bugs, but what they really are is Godawful giant roaches. Everybody hates 'em, but my big brother hates 'em more than anybody!
Tags: Humor
Age Rating: Anybody
Posted:
6 KB 675 93 5.97
3

A Call in the Night Four a.m., awake in my bed, waiting for the familiar call over the bedside monitor. It would come soon, as it did every night.
Tags: Spiritual
Age Rating: Older than 13
Posted:
2 KB 684 82 6.35
4

Day Care
Flash
For a working couple, Day Care is a necessity and a lifesaver. But sometimes just getting there can be a trial.
Tags: Drama
Age Rating: Older than 13
Posted:
4 KB 476 47 5.92
5

Departures
Flash
Paul could always tell when he was dreaming. This one was pretty weird, but he'd go along for the ride.
Tags: Drama
Age Rating: Older than 17
Posted:
4 KB 613 70 5.52
6

The FBI in Peace and War
Historical
In the 1960s, FBI agents sometimes were called upon to help enforce the nation's civil rights laws. This was often thankless and unglamorous work, and wasn't generally as popular with the agents as -- say -- investigating bank robberies.
Tags: Historical, Vignettes
Age Rating: Older than 13
Posted:
6 KB 473 59 5.62
7

Lunch in Selma
Historical
We knew it was hostile territory, but it was seven hours since breakfast and we were hungry. Besides, the law was on our side, right?
Tags: True, Vignettes
Age Rating: Older than 17
Posted:
7 KB 510 53 5.58
8

Memories Are Made of Fish
True
My stepfather and my Uncle Oscar had an interesting story they shared -- but there was something fishy about it.
Tags: Humor, True
Age Rating: Anybody
Posted:
7 KB 598 99 6.63
9

Moby Duck
Poem
Imagine you're a helpless rubber duck lost in the Pacific. A long journey is about to begin.
Tags: Humor
Age Rating: Anybody
Posted:
2 KB 472 45 6.49
10

Stalker: Winter 1966
Historical
You're cold and alone driving through rural Alabama. There's a howling wind that feels more like Minnesota. And that guy in the big Dodge pickup is watching every move you make.
Tags: Drama, Historical
Age Rating: Older than 13
Posted:
8 KB 599 71 5.51