I’m Vodka, He’s Beer-Short Story

A glass of vodka with a lemon in it and red lighting

Reading Time: 2 minutes ‘You’re emotionally dead.’ One sip and a long sigh. ‘You’re intellectually impaired.’ Two sips and a soft grunt. Vodka and beer are two drinks that should never be mixed. Their drinkers should also be kept apart. But who… Read More

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 – Too Much Beauty

Strands of orange saffron against a purple background

Reading Time: 2 minutes Too much beauty is a painful thing. I grew up in a small village. It was beautiful. Clean air, fragrant lands, a never-ending sky that bled beautiful colors with every rising and setting sun. But it wasn’t just… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – Come To Me

Face silhouette of a woman against the setting sun in the background

Reading Time: 2 minutes Come to me. You’re a man in need. Shh…be quiet. No one must know. Your secrets are safe with me. They’ll never see the light of day. Leave behind your name and age. Everything looks the same in… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – Forsaken By God

A close up of an old man's milky, almost blind eyes

Reading Time: 2 minutes What do you call a man who has seen the turn of two centuries? Old? I’d say CURSED! Forsaken by God. Left behind to confront boredom, encounter misery, suffer the pathetic complexities of a stagnant life. My name… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – Perfect Day To Die

rundown residential building for the poor

Reading Time: 2 minutes If I wasn’t poor, I would’ve paid a pretty price to have Mithoo killed. The drunkard swine has ruined his life and almost most of mine. It’s not so much his drinking. His money is his own to… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – Laila Is Missing

black profile of young man against colorful background

Reading Time: 2 minutes ‘She’s been missing for nine days now.’ The constable, too straight-faced for my comfort, scratched his chin. His black beard looked out of place on his puny face. ‘Why are you reporting this so late?’ He had a… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – My Humble Profession

Deserted and dirty market street

Reading Time: 2 minutes I watch people come and go. It’s not a hobby but my humble profession. This street has my name on it. Yes, there’s a painted sign on an electric pole. It introduces me and advertises my business. It’s… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – She’s Just Like Me

black and white back shot of father and daughter holding hands and walking

Reading Time: 2 minutes I’ve been told she’s just like me. The same wavy hair, heads as round as cantaloupes, almond shaped eyes oozing with chocolate brownness, concave noses, dimpled chins, oval faces. The only difference, I’m a grown-up man and she’s… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – The Perfect Blind Date

A woman's pair of hands holding a man's hand

Reading Time: 2 minutes I’ve been set up. No, not for a crime, but a date. A blind date. It’s not my usual thing. Actually, it’s not my thing at all. I’m not open to opening up. My thoughts and feelings aren’t… Read More

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