I Love Crossword Puzzles by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

crossword puzzle squares in the background with an angry animated man's face in the foreground

Reading Time: < 1 minute Hello! Welcome to TUESDAY FLASH FICTION at GOBBLERS / MASTICADORES! Crossword puzzles can be challenging. They can be a great exercise for the brain. But they can also be a pain if you can’t control your anger. Read… 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

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

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

Hands Up! By Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

The yellowed open pages of an old book

Reading Time: < 1 minute Good day to you all! Hope everyone’s getting along fine. I present to you another flash fiction story published by Gobblers/Masticadores. This is the story of a poor simpleton and his brother Manu. People and relationships often show… Read More

I Will Run Away – Flash Fiction Story

A metal statue of a naked man looking back while running away

Reading Time: 2 minutes I will run away. The idea is cemented in my mind. No, there’s nothing you can do to make me stay. If you really cared, this act of reconciliation wouldn’t have been so delayed. You speak of faults… Read More

Sightless Eyes Cry Too – Flash Fiction Story

A woman with a white bandage and orange roses wrapped around and covering her eyes

Reading Time: 3 minutes He was near her, barely an arm’s length away. If she could have, she would have slapped him. But recently blinded, her remaining senses weren’t yet sharp enough, and she would have surely missed her mark. His breathing… Read More

That Undying Spirit – Flash Fiction Story

A sad, weathered stone statue that is hugging itself

Reading Time: 2 minutes I feel terrible. Yes, I really do. It was never your fault. You shouldn’t have suffered like that. Is ignorance bliss? No, it’s life-wrecking. Only fools condone that a lack of awareness can be a beautiful thing. A… Read More

Donation Man – Flash Fiction Story

A close up shot of a man's hand with rings on every finger

Reading Time: 2 minutes They called him Donation Man. The one who came and gave. He uttered not a word from his mouth. There was no expression on his face. His assistant always walked three steps behind him, head bent, shoulders drooped,… Read More

Please GOD! Give Me That DAMN Sign!

A bright orange neon sign of folded hands in prayer

Reading Time: 5 minutes Hi there! Back Again? Why wouldn’t you be? It’s not like there’s much to do on a Friday evening or Saturday morning. Pick your day and time. It all depends on where you are in the world right… Read More

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