That Badass Challenge by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores /Flash Fiction

The close up of a woman's butt and her panties with Badass written on them

Reading Time: < 1 minute WELCOME TO TUESDAY FLASH FICTION at GOBBLERS/MASTICADORES! We love comparing our joys, miseries, achievements, and failures with others. But what happens when the topic of comparison is a rather private one? Ahem! Not sure what I’m talking about?… Read More

The Doggone Poet by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores – Flash Fiction

Four dogs staring down from a wall

Reading Time: < 1 minute WELCOME TO TUESDAY FLASH FICTION AT GOBBLERS/MASTICADORES! A poet is a poet till not proven otherwise. And to prove that might be a long and futile battle. When the urge to rhyme is strong, then no one can… Read More

Two Spoons Missing – Flash Fiction Story

black coffee being poured from a height and it's splashing into and outside of a glass being held midair by a hand

Reading Time: 2 minutes Norman held the jar in front of the window. The brown granules shifted as the man tilted and turned the glass container, squinting as if the sunlight were piercing his eyes instead of the half empty coffee jar…. Read More

Emoji Killer by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

an emoji with a shocked expression against a blue background

Reading Time: < 1 minute WELCOME TO TUESDAY FLASH FICTION at GOBBLERS/MASTICADORES! Have you ever had the emoji blues? Not sure which emoji goes where… It may seem inconsequential. But not if you live with a child or teenager. They know more than… Read More

A Personal Cheerleader – Flash Fiction Story

A human hand and a robot hand fist-bumping each other

Reading Time: 2 minutes Thank you, Britta Benson, for inspiring this story. You surely have this Terveen as your personal cheerleader. Please visit Britta’s Blog – Letters from Scotland and Odds & Ends to read Britta’s lovely writing! This one’s for you,… Read More

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

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

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

Big Boy Diddy – Flash Fiction Story

A graffiti of a skull wearing a cap that says 'Wrong Way'.

Reading Time: 2 minutes They call me Big…Boy…Diddy… giggity…wiggity…tiggy… ooo yeh…ooo yeh…ooo yeh… Big…Boy…Diddy… This is me chilling. Taking in life and taking out crap. Literally. I’m in the bathroom. On the pot. My words and me. Rollin’…

Oooooh Writer – You Think You’re So Cool!

Wall art depicting an annoyed man with one eye holding an ice cream with his eyeball on top as a garnish

Reading Time: 2 minutes Oooooh writer, you think you’re so cool. Oooooh writer, the ever-suffering fool. I see that page, that pen, that look in your eye. It’s not cannabis that gives you that overwhelming high. Your mind is a wonderland, though… Read More

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