Flash Fiction: Happy Anniversary

Today is the day my sweet, your favorite day of the year! Jina sat up from her bed, stretching her arms and legs. She could not contain her excitement. Today was November 22nd, their anniversary; a day only filled with love, joy, and peaceful thoughts. Jina did something different every year for Semira; last year [...]

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Flash Fiction: Gondola

The reflection of the lights danced around the swirling waters of Venice. Nightfall fell upon the floating city, the markets, water taxis, and ferries retired for the evening. A gentle breeze extinguished a lantern, that was the last moment Martina saw. Her key barely locked the door of their home when she felt a sharp [...]

Flash Fiction: Signature

"Tequila Sunrise, two cherries, please." I love to start my night with my favorite drink. It is a ritual for me. Well, that and purchasing a new tube Sange Rouge. I am an entrepreneur of sorts. They say turn what you love into a career and it will never feel like work. The jobs come [...]

Flash Fiction: More Weight!

"Confess! Confess! Confess! Confess!" I can hear the others over my sobs. My classmates; Anne, Sarah, and Elizabeth, they lied! "Confess sweet girl. God will have mercy on you. He is forgiving!" I have done nothing wrong! I am innocent! Why does no one believe me? I plead with the reverend, I have no more [...]

Flash Fiction: Drowning

"So let me guess, your friends convinced you to leave the house again?" Shane diverted his eyes away from the bathroom mirror. He could not stand to look at himself. It had been two weeks since he had gotten out of bed. Two weeks since he brushed his teeth or washed his hair. By day [...]

Smoke and Mirrors

Trump is the change we need in the world, you will never meet a more honest man. His love for his country completely overshadows his love for business and money. He has the peoples' interests at heart. Sure he's failed, but doesn't failure ultimately lead to success? Believe in our president! Do you think they [...]

Flash Fiction: Warm Memories

I remember the warmth of the sun; how it felt on my face, how it turned my hair from brown to blonde. I remember the warmth of a good hug and a tender a kiss. It would start in my toes, reach the tips of my fingers, and travel to my ears. "You can never [...]

Flash Fiction: Message Sent

Chase woke up to two missed calls and seven texts. They were all from his ex Logan, their breakup was fresh and she was devastated. "Plz talk to me" "U hurt me" "I love u" "I miss u" "I hate u" "Pick up!" "Check the door." He scanned the texts and rolled his eyes, the [...]

Flash Fiction: Time

You wanted fame, money, and power. In return, you overlooked family, fun, and love. You never let yourself rest, always moving with such haste. In the end, are you happy? You're rich, but are you fulfilled? You have bare shelves in a big house, where are your fond memories and mementos? Look at you now, [...]

Flash Fiction: 1492

"Sir, I am almost finished with the chapter on indigenous life and the confiscation of their land." "Johnson, are you mad? We will not speak of such things! Throw it out, now!" "But, but isn't it a part of American history?" "My boy, we make textbooks for the children. Children do not need to learn [...]