Simply Guilty of Small Sins – Flash Fiction Story

A porcelain face of a woman with an exposed brain

Reading Time: 2 minutes Cynthia Dunham came across as a kind and generous woman. It wasn’t her appearance or her stature. She was taller and broader than most women and poorer than most too. And her struggle with hirsutism made her comparable… Read More

Noorie and Steve Forever – Flash Fiction Story

At dusk with the city skyline behind them, the silhouettes of a couple holding hands and leaning backwards

Reading Time: 2 minutes Noorie had found the love of her life. He was Steve, a handsome six-feet-three Caucasian. And in him she had found herself. Remove the ‘Cauc’ and she was revealed, a pretty five-feet-two Asian. They had met at university,… Read More

The Silent Participant – Flash Fiction Story

A man listening into a paper cup held against his ear

Reading Time: 2 minutes You’ll never notice me. Why? Because I keep to myself. Eyes always lowered, back stiff and straight, hands clasped in the prayer posture. It’s my way of saying – I’m unconcerned by your presence. My world is me,… Read More

No Mercy To Be Shown – Flash Fiction Story

A pair of man's hands in dark light

Reading Time: 2 minutes He stood like a stubborn weed, fixed in his place, unmoved by the activity around him. And much was going on. Though the mood was sullen and withdrawn, the voices hardly slicing the stiff hush laid out on… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – The Village Bride by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

The yellowed open pages of an old book

Reading Time: < 1 minute A big thanks to Gobblers/Masticadores for taking me aboard as a contributing writer. This is truly a diverse writing platform for writers from all across the world. Read ahead and click the blue link to enjoy the entire… Read More

Make a House a Home Again – Flash Fiction Story

A cream-yellow door in a grey slated exterior wall with a porch light next to it

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hello. Good to see you. I’ve been waiting awhile. No problem. Come in. Have a look around. I hope you’ll like what you see. It’s been some time since anyone’s walked these hallways. Nothing to be sad about… Read More

Save It White Supremacist – Flash Fiction Story

A white man dressed in knight's armor holding a shield and swinging his sword

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hey, I see you. Staring. Mean words forming on the tip of that tongue. Chinky. Yellow face. Chinese fever. I slink away. Do you notice my smile? My name is Lulu. Too hard to remember? It’s not me… Read More

Please Let Me Pee! – Flash Fiction Story

A small wooden figurine standing in front of a flush in peeing posture

Reading Time: 2 minutes ‘Please let me pee!’ My words elicited no response. My full bladder was squealing like a pig about to be slaughtered. Five minutes are a lot when you’re controlling the urge to urinate. I should’ve just emptied myself… 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

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