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 they named 100 stars, the year before that she surprised … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Happy Anniversary
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 object plunge into her neck. Raf had promised Martina a … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Gondola
“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 in steadily, my clients tend to be vexed lovers, zealous … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Signature
“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 tears to shed. “You won’t confess, eh? More weight!” No, … Continue reading Flash Fiction: More Weight!
“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 14, he finally decided to get up and check his … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Drowning
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 bought it? Look at where he is now, of course … Continue reading Smoke and Mirrors
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 go back. You have to forget.” My thoughts interrupted, the … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Warm Memories