Article Category: Stories

Stone Soup Magazine
June 2019

Cali Marlin smiled in anticipation as she held her mare, Artemis, or Arty, as Cali liked to call her. Today was the day. Every year Cali, her brother, Finn,...

“Grab on!” I told it, though I knew it couldn’t understand me The sun slanted through the trees, lighting the forest with a warm glow. The day was surprisingly...

This year, for a school project, Lilly was volunteering at a nursing home, or rather, she had been volunteered. It was not a pleasant prospect. From what she...

I still missed Mama so much Slowly, carefully, I carved the last stroke on the bird’s tail. There. Finished. Getting up off the grass, I rushed into the shop...

Since the beginning of time itself, my mom, my sister, and I have baked chocolate-chip cookies. They’re not amazing or perfect and definitely not round, but to...

“Really? You will teach me how to play?” he asked, not believing Kevin jumped out of bed and pulled at the curtains to open them. He glanced outside and...

By Mathilde Fox-Smith Illustrated by Anika Knudson Curriculum Guides >> No longer was the building a building, but a window He had decided earlier that he...

Why was I brought to this world? Who were my parents? I didn’t dare breathe. The air smelled of fish—dirty, rotten fish, and the slightest of sea salt. In the...

Timing is a funny thing. Some religious figures see it as fate, when in reality, it’s chance. The world doesn’t care about any one person enough to stop its...

Apparently, a week isn’t a long enough time to make friends Tila Tequila once said, “I think every person has their own identity and beauty. Everyone being...