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The Gap in the World

At the back of William’s closet, to the right of his baseball bat and just above a pair of old sneakers he had outgrown the year before, there was a crack in the wall.  869 more words



It seemed a good deal at the time. It played to my lust, my narcissism, my yearning to be forever beautiful and admired.

Eternal youth and eternal beauty. 245 more words



I don’t think of myself as tempted by the vices, but every once in a while I meet someone who strikes a certain envy in my heart, and I think to myself, this sin was made for me. 1,141 more words


Metaphorical Asphyxiation (Flash Fiction/Microfiction)

It’s often said that the worst thing in life is being the bearer of bad news; being the person who can tear someone’s world apart in a mere sentence. 571 more words


Microfiction Monday - Sixteenth Edition

Special thanks to Jessica Standifird for her editorial assistance. This week’s artwork is by Marylea M. Quintana Madiman.

by Brenda Anderson 

Prydyl’s one remaining doctor had seen mushrooms growing from the eye sockets of the plague victims, but kept trying to save lives. 513 more words


Death Throes

My latest entry into Flash! Friday’s weekly contest with a 160-word max rule. The above picture was the photo side of the prompt and the word prompt was “war.” It’s one of my favorite prompts in quite some time, so I enjoyed writing something for it and am even more pleased that I received an honorable mention with the comments: 237 more words


Call for Poems: Send Me Your Tiny Haibun!

It’s been a long time since there’s been some proper collaboration on this blog—far too long. I’ve been itching to do another thematic collection. They’re easier to put together than… 538 more words