Category: Flash Fiction

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…

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…