Category Archives: Flash Fiction

A Very Short Story (Tape Recorder)

They each got a tape recorder for Christmas. Joe lost his before New Year’s and Jane used hers to tell the truth about their mother. Advertisements

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A Very Short Story (Slam)

Mara met Ezekiel at a poetry slam. She didn’t understand a single thing he said, but she knew she wanted his crazy arms around her.

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A Very Short Story (Phones)

We pushed all the chairs together at one end of the floor and stacked the phones on a desk. We hoped someone would want them.

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A Very Short Story (Chanting)

“I’m sorry, I really can’t listen to what you’re saying right now. All I know is, what we did was bad karma and I’ve got a lot of chanting to do.”

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A Very Short Story (Undress)

She was shy to undress in front of the full moon.

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A Very Short Story (Knees)

She read a book. He studied her bare knees.

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A Very Short Story (Underestimate)

“And the next thing you know, you’re just looking into their eyes. Cows are very easy to underestimate, Mr. Wilcox.”

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A Very Short Story (Friends)

Michael saw his old college friends often. Amber, for one, worked in a nearby building and bought a latte from him every morning.

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A Very Short Story (Moors)

Emily looked out the window and imagined the moors were brimming with men in shirts and boots searching for a girl like her.

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A Very Short Story (Horse)

“I want a woman who can shoot from the back of a horse by day and please a man at night.” He perused Cynthia. “Maybe you’ll do.”

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