Mama Is My Savior

A painting of mother Mary and baby Jesus

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mama says if I want to see God, I have to go to church every Sunday morning. But I think she’s mistaken. Because all I ever see is a fat preacher yelling about the devil and us sinners…. Read More

Flash Fiction Story – Beep…beep…beep…

Heart rate monitor machine

Reading Time: 2 minutes Beep…beep…beep… I’m all alone. Day – night seem the same. I’m always engulfed by a sharp, white light. I still haven’t warmed up to this hospital bed. Home is a distant memory. One I dream about with my… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – My Lovely Lady

stone statue blowing into conch shell

Reading Time: 2 minutes She’s so beautiful that I want to stare at her every minute of the day. How do I explain such exquisiteness? Her eyes. The windows to her soul. They follow me. When I walk, sit, or just lay… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – Goodbye Terry

Car accident with a car's shattered windshield

Reading Time: 2 minutes There’s blood everywhere. Some from the gash on my forehead. Some from the cuts I can only feel. Lying on broken glass isn’t just painful. It’s a feeling that’s unexplainable. Especially when you’ve been tossed into the air… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – No Longer His Girlfriend

wooden coffin in a funeral home

Reading Time: 2 minutes I’m the girlfriend. Or was. He’s dead now. There was a funeral. I wasn’t invited. We lived together, laughed together, doing everything a normal couple was expected to do. He was twenty years older. So what. I was… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – Hands Up!

Close up of hand pointing gun

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hands up! That’s all I had to say. My brother Manu made me practice it a hundred times. Or was it a thousand times? I can’t count. What do I know? Manu says I’m a simpleton. Papa called… Read More

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