Rocky XOXO the Cobra – Short Story

A black and white image of a cobra sitting on a tiled floor

Reading Time: 5 minutes Ah! Schitz! Dang Dammo! The man’s thumb had been in overdrive since ten in the morning. A day off meant lazy mornings, pots of black coffee, and too much time to spare. It was never enough just doing… Read More

A Die-Hard Opportunist – Flash Fiction Story

A young man wearing glasses and peeking out from between two tall piles of books

Reading Time: 2 minutes My suede pants are suffocating my buttocks. The chair’s leather padding ensures that the sweat in the seat of my trousers fuses my skin to the uncomfortable fabric. I try to wriggle my cheeks free, but squirming is… Read More

The Face On My Leg – Flash Fiction Story

A black and white image of a pair of woman's slender legs

Reading Time: 2 minutes There’s a man’s face on my leg. I’ve tried figuring out if it’s someone I know, but I fail to place the handsome features, or assign a name to the beautiful stranger. But he can’t be unknown to… Read More

Helen Of Forks – Flash Fiction Story

Four stainless steel spoons crisscrossing in a square pattern against a black background

Reading Time: 2 minutes She should have been called ‘Helen of Forks’. Why? Her name is Helen. And she is the queen of forks. It began with a curiosity for pointed objects at the naïve age of five. A girl with tight… Read More

My Lack Of Understanding – Flash Fiction Story

A black and white close up of a woman's eye with a tear rolling out

Reading Time: 2 minutes My mother sits by the window. She’s been stationed there for almost three months now. It seems as if she’s waiting for an unknown visitor. Her eyes, glazed, crawl upon the glass, their vision limited by her sorrow…. Read More

Yogic Pursuits – Flash Fiction Story

A pair of brown feet in brown sandals

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mansukh stood at the base of the mountain. It was now or never. The brown feet in his brown sandals hesitated. His shapely toes dug into the soft leather. This was hardly recommended footwear for a self-proclaimed ascetic…. Read More

Pimped My Goddesses – Flash Fiction Story

The upper body of a woman covered in copper sparkly paint

Reading Time: 2 minutes I am the only color in a mass of black and grey. Orange shirt, green trousers, mustard shoes with purple laces. A cigarette hangs from my lips, unlit. I have no intention of lighting it. My lungs deserve… Read More

On My Way To Disneyland – Flash Fiction Story

A daytime view of the Disneyland's Magic Kingdom castle

Reading Time: 2 minutes ‘It’s just a chair.’ I looked at my mother, her lips tightly pressed together, arching like a rainbow with no colors. She looked worried. I, her son, the reason. ‘It’s everything to me.’ My voice sounded meek, ashamed,… Read More

The Greatest Gambler – Flash Fiction Story

A black and white image of a man, face not shown, in a sleeveless jacket holding a deck of cards

Reading Time: 2 minutes He was and remains the greatest gambler of all time. It wasn’t the way he held his cards or could read the faces of his opponents. There was a gilded edge to his talent, classic and beautiful, yet… Read More

Almost A God – Flash Fiction Story

The front bumper of an old and rusted Chevy

Reading Time: 2 minutes I left home with no intention of returning. An empty house doesn’t qualify as a home, bricks and wood don’t talk to you. The only voices I heard were in my head. Their unkindness will die with me…. Read More

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