The Idiot’s Lantern – Poem

The more you stare The less you actually see. Your mind absorbed, Turned into mush Looking at the pretty light   © Life of Fiction 2018

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Here We Go Again – Flash Fiction

She sat on the bonnet of his car. Her last-ditch attempt to stop him from leaving. He wasn’t bothered though; just another one of her stunts. As he switched on the ignition, her anger and adrenaline skyrocketed. “you won’t hurt me!” she declared, rousing the neighbours from the breakfasts, “You won’t hurt me! It’s assault!”... Continue Reading →

Trapped – Flash Fiction

He whizzed round and round, rebounding off every surface he came into contact with. Confined. Desperately looking for an out. He could see the outside world, but couldn’t reach it. Wanted to be anywhere but here. He hated feeling so small, so confined. He wasn’t designed to be that way. How he longed to travel... Continue Reading →

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 →

For Life – Flash Fiction

  They had been together for 25 years. Whilst it wasn’t always easy - they certainly had their struggles - they’d made each other’s lives more bearable. Always there for each other. 25 years with the same person. Knowing each other like nobody else could; seeing each other through the bad and the good. It... Continue Reading →

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 →

Perspective – Flash Fiction

“It’s right there” he pointed enthusiastically “Where?” “There - right there” he was getting frustrated now. How many times could he point and say the word there before she finally realised what he was looking at, what he wanted her to see. She could be so dense sometimes, he thought “By that monument thing on... Continue Reading →

Blatherskite – Flash Fiction

Blatherskite:- N:/ A person who talks at great length without making much sense *** It was like she had no filter whatsoever. Every single thought could not simply be thought; they had to always be verbalised, sent out to the world, weather the world wanted to hear them or not. At first you thought she... 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 →

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