Carcass of Pleasure by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores – Flash Fiction

A bronze statue of a bare-chested man laying on a sword and a shield upon a tall column

Reading Time: < 1 minute WELCOME TO TUESDAY FLASH FICTION at GOBBLERS MASTICADORES! A man is trapped in a troubling situation. He very well knows that he’s crazy. His pestering thoughts never let him be. Maybe he needs more than human company. Find… Read More

Rest in Peace Raspberry Jam by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores – Flash Fiction

The black and white close up of a palm of an old woman holding three small raspberries

Reading Time: < 1 minute WELCOME TO TUESDAY FLASH FICTION at GOBBLERS/MASTICADORES! May you all have a great start to 2022. Not like Jerry Kismee from my story. The man only wanted something sweet. Is that too much to ask for? Life can… Read More

The Price of My Pain – Flash Fiction Story

A barebacked woman with open hair and her arms wrapped around herself

Reading Time: 2 minutes If I could set a price for the pain that fills me, what would it be? This pain is more of an acquired taste than a horrendous compulsion. Or have I given it the liberty to become a… 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

The Face Licker – Flash Fiction Story

A young woman resting her head on a plate and her tongue sticking out with colorful sugar sparkles stuck to it

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ava is a face licker. This isn’t some extravagant term that carries some double meaning. The eight-year-old licks faces and that’s the tall and short of it. She may have been born with the annoying habit, but her… Read More

Funeral Gathering by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

close up of two donkeys

Reading Time: < 1 minute Welcome To TUESDAY FLASH FICTION at GOBBLERS/MASTICADORES! A man is more concerned with his death than life. He spends years preparing for the gathering at his funeral. But an ironic twist catapults his plans. It’s a funeral he… Read More

The Songbird Relic – Flash Fiction Story

A pair of an old woman's cupped hands holding coins in them

Reading Time: 2 minutes Siffar knew she had lived beyond her years. Those whom she knew, loved, and hated had moved on. Where to? This wasn’t her burden. She was already bent over beneath the weight of time and the tiresome length… Read More

Mother-in-law by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

A statue with a skeleton face and long hair and wings

Reading Time: < 1 minute Welcome to TUESDAY FLASH FICTION at GOBBLERS/MASTICADORES! When women turn against their own gender in the name of superiority, the outcome is horrendous. Mother-in-law, a term that summons different emotions and ideas. Some may be warm and some… 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

What Would You Do – Flash Fiction Story

A black and white image of a pair of open hands submerged in water

Reading Time: 2 minutes I know something that I wish I didn’t. This knowledge came to me in the form of a confession. But I call it panic-stricken sharing. The person who gave me this information is someone close to me. No… Read More

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