The short stories listed here are 2,000+ words (10+ minutes). Each story is worth spending the minutes for the enjoyment it can provide.
(If you prefer tiny stories, peruse the list of popcorn stories.)
Celestial Baptism — A teenage Amish boy is coming to terms with the reality of his life.
Wzzt, the Martian — On a planet proved again and again to contain no life (our neighbor), there may be life intelligent enough not to be detected.
For more, give Popcorn Stories a try.