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The Chase

She was standing in the cornfield, her arms perpendicular to her sides forming a cross with her body. Her imitation of the corny scarecrow was making us both laugh. 186 more words


A Quick Funny for Your Almost-Friday


“It’s so good how your child is so free,” she says to me, meaning, What zoo did that child break out from?

“Oh thanks, I like to foster a sense of independence in her,” I say, meaning, … 139 more words

Focus on Flash Fiction Editor KATHRYN KULPA

Cleaver Flash Fiction Editor KATHRYN KULPA‘s new micro-chapbook Who’s the Skirt was released this month by the Origami Poems Project. Upcoming: stories by Kathryn in the… 84 more words


Writing Flash Fiction--Online Intensive Begins August 10

Flash Fiction is a literary movement—freeing literature and turning it upside down. Flash writers are embracing a new kind of story–and it’s spreading. It’s abstract to pop art, it’s jazz to rock and roll. 106 more words

Friday Fictioneers - Always Together

Always Together

Word count:  100

Marcus and Jane hadn’t vacationed in years, so when Marcus’ grandfather died, leaving his grandson a substantial donation, the couple first invested in college funds for the kids.  78 more words


Chasing Ghosts

Matt stood in front of the gravestone with a bouquet of iris in his hands.  The marker was new, less than one month old.  Yet he could close his eyes and already trace every grey vein in the rose colored granite.  298 more words