Flash Fiction Stories
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"Junaid, you must remain quiet else we will all land in trouble", the father whispered. "But I am hungry, and its dark and suffocating here", little Junaid tried to argue. The truck carrying them [...]
In the days when everybody started fair, Best Beloved, the Leopard lived in a place called the High Veldt. 'Member it wasn't the Low Veldt, or the Bush Veldt, or the Sour Veldt, but [...]
Year 2050 6:00 pm Mr Roy, the head of the leading publishing house was fuming in rage when the secretary entered the cabin. “Call all the sales and marketing managers urgently for a meeting [...]
Mirror, Mirror On the wall “This house is haunted that is why you got it so cheap.” “Oh, come on, there is no such things as ghosts. When will you grow up?” “Okay. But [...]
The hours had passed with the miraculous rapidity which tinctures time when one is on the river, and now overhead the moon was a gorgeous yellow lantern in a greyish purple sky. The punt [...]
Every night I desire her with all my heart but she avoids me viciously. My whole existence prays to the Almighty to make me one with her. The black sky, owls' hoot and the [...]
The clock struck 11. After much labour Jina could put her little one to sleep before serving the dinner to Ray. Jina had experimented with a new chicken recipe today. She had worked hard [...]
That night at the dinner table he brought it out and set it down beside her plate. Doris stared at it, her hand to her mouth. "My God, what is it?" She looked up [...]
“Where am I” I thought. “You’re in hospital” the nurse answered. Did I say that? I looked up to see her dressing the wound on my forearm. She keeps looking up at me while [...]
I fell in love through the lens of her letters. I slowly gained strength from the magic in the ink. It wasn’t always this way. When Helena dropped that first letter into my lap [...]
ONE DOLLAR AND EIGHTY-SEVEN CENTS. That was all. She had put it aside, one cent and then another and then another, in her careful buying of meat and other food. Della counted it three [...]
Answering calls from complaining customers is like being emotionally drowned every day of the week. So every break I have, I walk out the door to light up a cigarette. I know many smokers [...]