Cuckoo Bird Crazy – Flash Fiction Story

A pair of hands holding up a cardboard with an angry emoji face painted on it

Reading Time: 2 minutes The boy hated his name. It made him want to hide in the shadows and question his parents’ wisdom. But the nonsensical tag was more the mother’s doing than the father’s. The couple had never gotten along, and… Read More

A Highly Competitive Bitch by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

A confident looking woman holding a knife with smoke engulfing her

Reading Time: < 1 minute WELCOME to another edition of TUESDAY FLASH FICTION at Gobblers / Masticadores. What happens when a stupid game becomes a fight for life? Is it so easy for madness to overtake ordinary people? Or was the insanity already… Read More

Husband, Wife & Culprit – Flash Fiction Story

broken pieces of a heart-shaped lollipop

Reading Time: 2 minutes Married at nine, Subbu knew little about her seventeen-year-old bridegroom. Her mother had told her that he lived two villages away and that his father was a landlord with enough resources to support an entire village. Subbu would… Read More

Crybaby Radhey – Flash Fiction Story

Artwork of a brown man crying

Reading Time: 2 minutes Radhey was a crybaby. It was his signature characteristic. From the time of his birth till the day of his death, Radhey’s face was a perpetual wetland. Salty streams had etched their course, puffing and wrinkling brown skin…. Read More

HIS PRINCESS by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

The yellowed open pages of an old book

Reading Time: < 1 minute Welcome to TUESDAY FLASH FICTION at Gobblers / Masticadores! HIS PRINCESS is a story that will disturb you. There is nothing human about it. Or have we given the word ‘human’ more respect and importance than it deserves?… Read More

A Good-looking Boy Named Harry – Flash Fiction Story

A pencil topper that is a plastic boy's head

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hari was born to parents named Joseph and Mary. He was only six when he started calling himself Harry. It seemed right to match the western ring in his parents’ names. Though that was all he wished to… Read More

When I Close My Eyes by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

The yellowed open pages of an old book

Reading Time: < 1 minute Welcome to Tuesday Flash Fiction at Gobblers / Masticadores. Please read my NEW FLASH FICTION STORY – When I Close My Eyes. A mother’s eyes will never forget what they saw. Her mind replays the horror! Please click… Read More

A Full Glass of Life – Flash Fiction Story

The cartoon of a girl face and scarf around her neck with strands of lights in the foreground

Reading Time: 2 minutes Parvati had never seen misery her entire life. Fifty-seven winters and her skin still glistened. Her hair was as black as charcoal. And her smile was a shapely window to a perfect set of teeth, white and neatly… Read More

An Unheard Conversation – Flash Fiction Story

One old lady standing behind another old lady with her hands on the woman's shoulders

Reading Time: 2 minutes Two old ladies sit side by side. Both are hard of hearing. One is Shama and the other is Masha. Sisters by birth, friends by choice. Eighty-eight and ninety-two, ripe ages with much decay yet plenty left to… Read More

I Know My Marie Will Forgive Me by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

Reading Time: < 1 minute A warm hello to you all! I hope everyone’s well and enjoying their day. Please read my NEW Flash Fiction Story published by Gobblers / Masticadores. A man with a sorrowful past commits to a brave decision. But… Read More

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