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
“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!
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
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 last one caught him off-guard. He cautiously opened his front … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Message Sent
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, you’re old and alone, staring at the clock. There is … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Time
“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 about that.” “But, but aren’t we erasing history?” “History is … Continue reading Flash Fiction: 1492
“AR-15? Check! Bulletproof vest? Check!” Jeremy picked up his duffle bag and headed downstairs. “Whatcha got there?” His father said, while reading the newspaper. “It’s for a project.” He responded, nervously. “Do you want innocent blood on your hands, son?” “What?!” Jeremy froze. “Have a good day son.” His father repeated, flipping to the obituaries. “Thanks.” He said, sheepishly, and left for school. … After … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Senseless