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Zander's Encounter

-   A white ball streaked across green felt and snapped into a triangle of colorful balls. The formation exploded, and the balls thumped off rails, clicked off one another, came to rolling stops. Two ...

By: Fredrock | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 28 Nov 2017

Falling Into Darkness

- As Emma stumbled down the empty hallway of her apartment, she tripped and grasped the wall to keep herself from falling. She steadied herself and smoothed her black dress that fell just above her kne...

By: EpicEllie | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 11 Jun 2017

Along Came Mags

- Along came Mags People on the street called her Raggy Maggie for obvious reasons. She was the consummate street person complete with shopping cart and collection of stuff she found in dumpsters. It w...

By: writerchick | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jun 2016

Smallpox killed the Americans: Plutonium killed the Americans

- First one Spaniard, then most indigenouspeople, died. Just in one year, 1525, probably millions perished. The civilisations of the Amazon were buried, first the flesh, then the artefacts, then finall...

By: RichardBunning | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.3| Added: 21 Aug 2015

The Man in a Skeleton

- Living in the body of a charred and colossal skeleton lies a man wanting to burst through the rib cages and escape. A man wanting to tear at the skin and crawl out like a birthing baby. A man tr...

By: seeachedoubleyou | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 3.7| Added: 25 May 2015

Ol' Man Reed

- When I was in high school I worked at a grocery store. It was actually closer to a general store. It carried dry goods too, like hats and shirts. Our town had about 500 people. Small town. Everyone kn...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 04 May 2015

Wreck of the USS Saipan (LHA-2)

- There is a legend about the Atlantic, that some call the animal, that says she never gives up her dead when the January winds hit heavy and turn the skies gloomy. The USS Saipan was a “gator freighter...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 05 Mar 2015

That Moment

- I frowned at the scrap of paper that fluttered to the ground as I opened my locker. My locker was immaculate, so there was no reason for paper to fall out. That could only mean one thing. Robert Mun...

By: musesinspire | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 22 Feb 2015

American Dream

- She doesn’t remember it anymore, and that scares her most of all. Fifteen and with the world ahead of her, she didn’t know where she was heading, but it was somewhere. She wore miniskirts and polo ...

By: dreamer | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.7| Added: 02 Nov 2014

Be Prepared

- The troop of boy scouts was going out on a camping trip for the weekend. It would be fun, surely. Ricky was a second class scout and was participating. Unfortunately, his family was not wealthy. Not e...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 22 May 2014

Dreaming alone

- A vivid flash of color. Feelings that must be real. Living a life like no other In a false memory. See things and hear things, Things that speak of madness. Know things and hope for things, Thi...

By: TRacr14 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 30 Apr 2014

It Gets Better

- They were quite poor. Mommy had been abandoned by Daddy. Her family did not care to help her, expecting her to make her own way. She did what she had to do. She worked. The children dealt with it. Lat...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 24 Feb 2014

Georgie Was His Name

- His name was Georgie. He never finished school. His mother kept him at home and he grew up to be a very strong man. But he was always a child inside. They lived outside of town and only came to shop o...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 22 Feb 2014

Horns on the Outside, Halo Underneath

- There is a time at the end of the day. Where the thoughts of one's mind begins to melt. Your soul cleanses from sin, preparing for the new mistakes tomorrow. It occurs before the wayward stroll, use...

By: AdventurerJJ | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 2.2| Added: 14 Feb 2014

Musical Memories

- Sharlene sat at the piano for what seemed like hours, staring at the keys. She reminisced of times spent with Klyde. She began fingering the keys and notes she never heard before began to play. She c...

By: genievamp | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4| Added: 09 Jun 2013

My First Tattoo

- I had talked about it for years. Finally one spring day I made up my mind, it was time to get my first tattoo. Now way back then tattoo shops were not permitted in the city of Cleveland, so I had to t...

By: The_Count | Category: Memoirs | Score: 4.3| Added: 21 May 2013

The Mile

- I don't belong here. My arms are open and outstretched, welcoming the intrusion of a hand-held metal detector. A bored corrections officer runs the wand unnecessarily across my breast and crotch se...

By: jailynmayrant | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 09 Apr 2013

Scream

- “We’re being followed.” Mama pretends not to hear me. She cranks up the volume on the radio. Sings aloud with Aretha. Belts along with the Queen of Soul about R-E-S-P-E-C-T. I have a headache. I...

By: jailynmayrant | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 05 Apr 2013

Slow Dancing in a Burning Room

-  --------------------------- This work, within its first few lines, contains language or other material which some readers may find offensive. In consideration, Stories Space has hidden the preview of...

By: jailynmayrant | Category: Drama | Score: 4.1| Added: 04 Apr 2013

The Good Wife

- “I don’t like the way you’re holding that knife.” My grip loosens around the plastic handle but I don’t put it down. “Yeah, well I don’t like the way you bringing your hobbies home with you,” I...

By: jailynmayrant | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.6| Added: 02 Apr 2013

Five Minute Adventures Presents: Raccoons Robbing Rail City

- It was an evening like any other in Rail City, which means an incredible amount of crimes were going on. One such crime was a bank robbery on the corner of Blank and Generic Street. Our fearless he...

By: eglouis | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.3| Added: 16 Mar 2013

Battle of the Sky

- Battle of the Sky They’re awakening. They’re ready. The feeling in the air has changed. It is no longer still and frail but energized and surging with power. The clouds pull from unconsciousne...

By: VeeGretz | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.2| Added: 24 Feb 2013

The Painting

- She stepped back and admired her handiwork. The painting had taken her months to complete. Someone in her grieving group had suggested she go back to painting after her husband died, and it seemed lik...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 23 Feb 2013

Holly's Freedom

- It was 7 in the morning, her eyes half open. Holly could see no sunlight streaming from her bedroom window yet. It was too early, and yet she had woken up. It doesn't matter though; she had had awoken...

By: Demivierge | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.5| Added: 20 Feb 2012

Thing We Wanted to do in Chicago

- My wife Sara and I always wanted to take a trip to Chicago. We lived in a small rural town out west in Wyoming and both had relatives we hadn’t seen in ages back in Illinois. During long distance hol...

By: Roarke | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 24 Oct 2011

Clinic Room Wraith

- During a period of great change in my life, I developed two kidney stones and proceeded to pass them in consecutive years. I went to a city hospital’s free clinic with the second attack, where I foun...

By: Roarke | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 2| Added: 09 Feb 2011

The Power of Invisibility

- You wouldn’t pay any attention to her because she was one of the unattractive invisible. But that was exactly her thing. A woman of the common masses. She didn’t party, didn’t go to church, didn’t r...

By: Roarke | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 08 Feb 2011

Just Punishment

- “This is insanely bogus. Craziness. I’m NOT giving them my cell phone; they can pry it out of my cold dead hands.”  Wilson knew this was coming, Brittany had not listened, nor heeded any of his sugges...

By: Roarke | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 3.7| Added: 06 Feb 2011

I Hadda Dream

- I Hadda Dream  I hadda dream, baby girl, you an me, in the park. You had on the prettiest pink dress and ribbons in your hair. I was pushing you on the swing, and you was laughing, your feet just ...

By: sprite | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.1| Added: 20 Oct 2010