No one remembered The Forgotten, the outcasts, that were tossed from our society as if they were garbage, not human beings, who did nothing wrong. Those people, hidden behind the deep walls that surrounded our cities, were simply different, not fitting in with the norm of prescribed standards of look or form. Placed beyond the …Continue reading "The Forgotten"
It did not matter which offerings I brought, nothing was good enough. No feathers, no wealth, no special items, that I knew where usually to her liking, tamed the voracious appetite for more, and for drawing blood. My hands bore witness of that fact, leaving me tethered, with stinging reminders of my shortcomings. Carefully, I stepped …Continue reading "At Her Service – A Flash Fiction"
In my hands lays the power of fate, the fate of all in our society. A move of my pen, and someone lives or dies, falls in love or will never find the connection they search for. I did not ask for this job, just as much as those who’s lives I control did not …Continue reading "Fate – A Flash Fiction"
The glimmer of hope in her eyes was startling and surprising, a sparkle I had longed to see for such a long time. There she was, filled with positive thoughts, young and innocent, expecting the world to bend to her needs, not in a selfish way, but in a comforting sense. She still believed, even …Continue reading "Hope – A Flash Fiction"
We laughed at the people scattering, as rain, began to fall as if the rain was the poison to their day. To us, it was an elixir, a potion that made us stronger. We danced, skipping through the empty park, with nothing but our love as a companion. Giddy moments, that would never leave my heart, …Continue reading "Rain – A Five Sentence Fiction"
“I don’t think I have ever been so sick in my life!” “But it was worth it, wasn’t it?” “Tons bugs, hugs spiders, and snakes, and that was just around the hotel room, so what do you think?” “I would have love to have gone in your place, this trip of a lifetime.” “Well, I …Continue reading "Trip Of A Lifetime – A Five Sentence Flash"
I thought I should tell you, that your phone call this crisp, bright morning, saved my life. You know which call I am talking about, the one where you broke up with me, because you were too cowardly to do it to my face. It stopped me in my tracks, leaving me too breathless …Continue reading "Thank You And Good-Bye – A Flash Fiction"
I have never felt so lost in my life, totally overwhelmed, on the deepest level. How am I supposed to tackle this task, when I don’t even know what half of this means? These instructions are the worst example of directions I have ever experienced. And I only got till 8 pm, when everything has …Continue reading "Frustration – A Flash Fiction"
I waited all my life. I have been waiting for the right moment to run away from this prison called family, find my own way, forge my own destiny. I have been waiting for that special time to follow through on my dreams, the moment of inspiration to strike, when the fire of following through …Continue reading "Waiting"
Progress “Is this a suitable warm environment for the youngest?” Checking the thermometer, he nodded approvingly, answering swiftly: “You have done our cause well.” “It is my pleasure to serve, the New Order, Sir.” Looking behind them, the grey floor littered with bodies of those who rose against them earlier, in an ill-timed attempt to …Continue reading "Progress – A Five Sentence Flash Fiction"