Tag: flash fiction
Ring-tailed Tibetan Long-tailed Short-tailed Werecats
Found inspiration for this story while on a walk in December.
Yarelis was a rulebreaker; always had been and always would be—and all she wanted was to be promoted. She had been chosen to be one of the Rabbits, but as soon as the door of her cage swung open, she tore across the field and pushed off the ball of her foot like she used…
N232 sat in a chair, even though standing would have been just as comfortable, and examined the male specimen before her. He had just finished the procedure, the one he had to do once a week. It couldn’t be missed. It was the reason he was still alive.
Flash 50 Fridays #1
Rules: Story must be exactly 50 words. Must be a complete story (clear beginning, middle, and end). Prompt: For F50F, I’ve chosen the word SECRET as an idea-starter. Take it away. Please share what you write with me! I look forward to seeing your story. Either comment on this post or add the #f50f tag…
Truth from Lies
The Lie: It’s a preference. It’s not natural. The Truth: The first time he felt attracted to another, he was twelve years old. His parents had sheltered him enough that he had never heard the word “homosexual”. So why couldn’t he get the brunette’s body (some would say it was lanky; the boy saw its…
I’m gay. Two words. Three without the contraction. So simple, so damnable. She shares the post. They’ll say I’m perverted. They’ll say I’m going to Hell. She trembles. Waits. Then a miracle happens. You’re loved. You’re beautiful. You’re worth it. Those simple words feel like redemption. Fall like healing rain.
Just another crazy ex
The door handle rattles. It’s been rattling for three hours. Nonstop. Through the door: “Maya, let me in.” I won’t. Yesterday, I called the police. “Hasn’t he been here before? He’s your boyfriend.” Useless. If he enters, I will kill him. The hammer waits under my pillow. He doesn’t enter.