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» The Waiting Game By Tom McMillan Short stories, flash fiction and creative writing online.

When the door clicks shut, his mouth starts running. Outside there is only snow, a pale sheet stretching three miles in all directions. Sunset turns the sky into an aging bruise. From the glass, this reflected father looks healthier, thicker, less translucent. Content continues after advertisement He’s lost in her …

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» free cab ride for a broken heart by Heather Schutmaat Short stories, flash fiction and creative writing online.

Twenty-four hours of travel. Content continues after advertisement She is across the world and for him, it isn’t love. Standing on the steps of a small restaurant, on a crowded street in Chinatown. Watching the car drive away. If it were her in that car, she would trace the raindrops …

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Dorothy’s Shoes By Natascha Tallowin Short stories, flash fiction and creative writing online.

She arrived on the eve of the carnival, weaving her way amongst the crowds of flushed faces. Content continues after advertisement She hovered for the briefest of moments, casting a dark curious eye across the cacophony of sugar coated confectionary, before stopping slowly to pin a small hand-penned notice to …

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» The Night Bus by Erin Lawless Short stories, flash fiction and creative writing online.

He normally got the N155 to Elephant back home, but on that night his feet were hurting more than usual, the drizzle lying hoary on his hair, turning him to grey. The N333 is sat in the bay as he approaches, indicators flashing and doors closing as it goes to …

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» The Visitor by James A Ford Short stories, flash fiction and creative writing online.

“My home,” she said, indicating the contents of the plywood shack with a delicate sweep of her hand. Content continues after advertisement “It’s nice,” I lied, knowing she knew it wasn’t but not wanting to give offense. “Sit,” she said, pointing to an ancient sofa with springs poking through the …

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» What She Gave Up by Jake Wickenhofer Short stories, flash fiction and creative writing online.

He takes his pencil and sketches a few rough lines on the paper. The swift motion of his hand makes black streaks across the white. He brushes the hair from his eyes and bites his lower lip. From over his shoulder, I watch this master at work. My brother is …

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» Bipolar, Lithium, Suicide and The Lost Years of My Life by Jason D. Hill Short stories, flash fiction and creative writing online.

When things are illuminated, life is beautiful. Luminosity is, indeed, a wonderful thing. You are anchored in your body and that body is easy to please. You only have to honor the integrity of your senses. The bad smells bad, and the good is to be luxuriated in. You feel …

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