Forgot your password?

We just sent you an email, containing instructions for how to reset your password.

Sign in

  • An odd thing, a memory, a loose connection of impulses in the brain that can have such an impact. Triggered by the smallest of things, a picture caught in the corner of the eye or a line of a song briefly passing from one ear to another.

    Such depth of detail a mind can draw from the fleeting shallowness of the smallest trigger.

    "I hurt myself today . . . . . "


    *The harsh and direct auburn light sealing the two friends from the audience. A brief smile, a last introduction and fingers on the strings* . . . all else is a deeper memory now.
    • Share

    Connected stories:


Collections let you gather your favorite stories into shareable groups.

To collect stories, please become a Citizen.

    Copy and paste this embed code into your web page:

    px wide
    px tall
    Send this story to a friend:
    Would you like to send another?

      To retell stories, please .

        Sprouting stories lets you respond with a story of your own — like telling stories ’round a campfire.

        To sprout stories, please .

            Better browser, please.

            To view Cowbird, please use the latest version of Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera, or Internet Explorer.