Go on a Journey

All of my flash fiction posts in one convenient place. These quick reads allow you to add a little fiction to your daily life.
Choices

Choices

The blue one or the orange one. Such a small choice but Kelly couldn’t help but overthink the decision. She stood there behind the post office wondering if her choice in a sports car would ruin her life. And it didn’t help that he was getting impatient. That glare...

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At the End

At the End

And then she died in my arms. Even though I had watched it, I couldn’t believe it. I held her corpse waiting for her to take a breath despite everything. Hours passed. I tried to focus on normal things. How her golden hair fluttered in the breeze. Her calm expression...

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A Time Without

A Time Without

There was no precursor or warning. I was lazing on my couch one moment and standing the next. I thought The world is paused. Life will resume shortly. And then I wondered why I thought that. Looking back to the couch I saw myself. My own body. I wondered if I had...

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A Journey Come Round

A Journey Come Round

Leaving my last home was hard. But I had lost too many and it broke my heart. It was especially bad considering the appetite of their mother. I had to get away. And I swore an oath to live the rest of my life without acquiring any more families.   The world was...

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A Day of Remembrance

A Day of Remembrance

This year I would be one of the dancers. I knew the steps by heart and had practiced my throwing even more. While walking to the square with my family I griped my beads tightly. I refused to lose them this year. Mother kept chiding me that I was rubbing them too much...

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Just Another Tale

Just Another Tale

Legend tells of an ancient forest on the other side of the Spindley mountains. Few travel there and fewer return. The journey would be mildly pleasant if one were to brave the path. It is not because of harsh terrain that people avoid that corner of the world. There...

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An Old Taste

An Old Taste

It all came down to Eleanor’s rating. I had gotten above Christophe in the first challenge, but the stress had gotten to me in the second round. I wasn’t as confident anymore. Bernard had given Christophe two more points than me. Usually, Eleanor and Bernard rated...

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State of Mind

State of Mind

“Hello? Is someone there?”   Silence. I was definitely alone. That was why I chose to sit here anyway. There were too many superstitions surrounding graveyards. Despite the fact that the tombstones were simply monuments to the dead. You could call them...

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A Full Cup

A Full Cup

“John, we have a problem.”   I looked at Eilene. She seemed worried which made me want to be worried. But I knew we would figure whatever it was out.   “Tell me.”   She took a breath.   “I know we made plans but something unexpected has happened...

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