Flash Fiction Story – A Man’s Life

A black and white close-up of a handsome man's face

Reading Time: 2 minutes I’m an honorable man. I live a respectable life. I love myself. These words are not my own thinking. I have bought them at a hefty price. Psychiatrists will never be affordable. They rob you of your money,… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – The Village Bride

golden red bangles lying on a red wedding saree

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today I will be married, and the entire village is invited. Is that why my mother cries? I have seen her wet cheeks and swollen eyes. Yet she pretends it’s the dusty wind that bothers her. Is she… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – Hell Is A Typo

Ghost in a white sheet sitting in an eerie room

Reading Time: 2 minutes ‘Hold on. I can’t find my glasses.’ I was blind without them. ‘You’re dead. You don’t need them.’ He had a point. But I was so used to wearing them. Felt naked without them. ‘You’re already naked.’ He… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – Butt-Kisser

A ripe peach

Reading Time: 2 minutes Swamy was the perfect example of a pleaser. In not so kind words, he was a butt-kisser. If his lips could find a noble behind, they were ready to do the job. He started out young. At home,… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – No Photographs Please

Antique camera with a bright flash

Reading Time: 2 minutes A picture says a thousand words. I refuse to believe that horrid idiom. My picture says only one: ugly. Looks aren’t the problem here. I’m quite handsome for a man with thirty-two years behind him. Black hair, a… Read More

Cowards Don’t Die

Used bullet shells lying in ash

Reading Time: 2 minutes A coward can never be a hero. I am that coward. They carried me home upon their shoulders. If only they knew the truth. But a dead man cannot speak, and I would never reveal what really happened…. Read More

Flash Fiction Story – Birthday Wish

Chocolate birthday cake with lighted candles

Reading Time: 2 minutes Every wish he had ever made had come true. He could be lying, but it served him no purpose. Eleven birthdays together, eleven beautiful cakes, eleven selfish wishes. Eleven reasons for me to believe that it wouldn’t be… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – Creature of Greed

Hanging rope with a noose

Reading Time: 2 minutes I’m a man of many mistakes. Some small, some so vile that I struggle to hide in their indecent shadows. I was born just like you. What’s that word? Yeah, innocent. I hate that word. It’s the biggest… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – The Man Who Forgot

Headshot of a man with shadow on his face

Reading Time: 2 minutes ‘I don’t know them…’ ‘Raj. Look at me. I’m Tina, your wife.’ ‘Yeah, Dad. This is Mom and I’m Monty, your son.’ ‘Raj, are you sure you don’t recognize your wife and son? No recollection?’ ‘Uhhh, I have… Read More

FLASH FICTION STORY: Those Unforgiving Eyes

Close-up of man with intense stare

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ten fingers, ten toes, twenty reasons to avoid his gaze. I counted them with care, assuming he would tire and leave me to my eccentricities. But he waited, a wolfish greed gleaming in his eyes, marking its territory… Read More

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