Unexpected – Flash Fiction

She sat scowling at the bathroom wall in front of her. Usually she looked for images amongst the earthy patterns of the slate, but now was a time for scowling. She’d been looking forward to a nice long hot bath all day. With pain in both her neck and lower back, she wanted the soothing... Continue Reading →

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It Goes On – Prose Piece

The world didn’t stop because he had. It continued on it’s axis of perpetual motion through time and space as it had always done. His death was of no consequence to the rest of the population - they went about their mediocre lives as usual. They’d feel this kind of pain one day. One day... Continue Reading →

Change of Plans – Flash Fiction

He held the door open for his wife, but she never made it through. His heart rate quickening, he saw her in a heap, in the middle of the road, passersby beginning to surround her. His insides suddenly felt very solid, very heavy. Reaching her, he collapsed to his knees beside her, begging for some... Continue Reading →

Falling Stars – Flash Fiction

With a finger tracing over her skin, she connected the freckles, dot to dot on her arm, tracing out the constellation that she used to be a part of. A constellation forever changed because she was no longer apart of it; but there it was, upon her skin, preserving its place in history. A nod... Continue Reading →

Buttons

It was when a button popped off, straining under the pressure of holding his blue shirt closed, that he realised something needed to be done. That shirt was the largest one he could find in the shop when he’d brought it, only a few months ago. The thought of going to a specialist clothes shop,... Continue Reading →

All Lies

  “Silly girl, do you think I actually loved you?” She looked at him, her eyes questioning, her lips drying, her heart exploding, “You certainly made it seem that way” came her meek response. “You were just a part of the cover story,” he admitted, “but you can go away now” His words were cold,... Continue Reading →

Growing Up

All children must eventually grow up. Some mature faster than others but it happens to them all. You just cannot stop it. As time moves forward, speeding through the present, making every second history, children get older. They become disinterested in their passions, swapping and changing them on a whim. Developing, learning, growing. Not so... Continue Reading →

The Mystery of Her

Day after day, year after year, he had said nothing of his affections. He often thought about doing so, of coming right out with it but he just couldn’t do it. Scared of more rejection, the fear of being even more alone if she spurned him. The one time he did try to tell her... Continue Reading →

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