Category: Flash Fiction

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…

Bite

***Note – Mature themed story*** Wednesday Darren pushed the shopping cart behind his mother slow, letting her get ahead in the aisle. While she checked for can vegetables on sale, he grabbed a box of Advil liquid gels from the shelf and popped 3 in his mouth. He washed it down with a bottle of spring water from the case…

Esmeralda

She opened her eyes slowly to darkness. The darkness held her. Her eyelids closed. A jolting thump, thump, thump, told her she was moving on a bumpy road. How long would they travel? The box she was stuffed inside provided little room to move and made the rough road unbearable. Thoughts of her homeland gave hope that one day she…