Category: Flash Fiction

The Date

Skipp pulled the black necktie with grey smiley faces through the space held open with two fingers. The double Windsor knot complimented the ash white button down collar shirt and black pants with fitted cuffs.  He looked at himself in his full-length bedroom mirror. “Grey or black Stacy Adams?” The question cut through the quiet bedroom bouncing off no one.‘The grey…

The Dreamers Door

“No!” Madeleine with eyes closed, still screaming, sat up in bed. Sweat beaded down her forehead. She had refused to open the door. “It’s OK honey, I’m here.” Jack shook his wife until her eyes opened. “I’m here,” he repeated bringing her back to reality. This was the third night his wife had the dream of walking a long dark…

Dark Market

He tried to hold back a sneeze in the living room. Light from double sash six over six windows revealed airborne dust particles from a 70ish style popcorn ceiling. “It’s time for a new computer,” Oliver told his friend, nose itching. A sneeze came, adding more particulate in the stale room. “This thing is seven or more years old. The…