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Fatal Vision

- I could not help remembering the old homeless man who explained that he possesses psychic abilities. I thought him nothing more than delusional when he told me he could see into the future, glimpsing...

By: DVanAlst | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 04 Mar 2018

RIP Rudolph Valentino

- Little kitten, you never learned to meow properly in the short time we had you. You made weird, half-assed cat noises, now it is very, very quiet at meal times. I will miss coming home to find you sl...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 23 Sep 2017

Jack and Jill: Two Minutes

- **Legend has it, the greatest thief of all time spent two minutes drinking a glass of wine with his shadow after he killed his victim**. Jack trembled as he placed the gun in his mouth. Taking one l...

By: anthonychansa | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 30 Jun 2017

Broken Lives : Prologue

- Peace shattered in an instant. Nothing left for us here. The world had gone from splendor to dust. What little hope remained faded the moment we looked out to our little scarred planet. But even in ...

By: TRacr14 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 22 Nov 2016

Betty Bones

- Her name is Betty Bowens, though all the neighborhood kids call her Betty Bones, and she lives in the old house at the end of the street with her three dead children. They are dead; she is not, merel...

By: verbal | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 29 Oct 2016

Cold

- I wake in a cold sweat. The dream again. Will it never end, I ask myself. As I lay very still, my mind takes me back. Back some twenty-five years ago at the age of five. A small happy five-year-old....

By: maryruth | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 06 Sep 2016

A Vampire's Lullaby Finale

- Everyone had arrived back at the mansion, followed by the Hunters. Mars walked past the crowd, Alex's lifeless body nestled in his arms. Heading towards an altar in the living room, Mars gently placed...

By: Akizuki | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 11 Jun 2016

The Ant and the Snail: A Future Fable

- Once upon a time, there was an unlikely pair of the very best of friends: an ant and a snail. The serene snail lived life slowly, in no hurry. Few could pierce his shell (metaphorically), but when t...

By: LousyNick | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 18 Nov 2015

Blue Eyes

- Her hands tremble, running through her hair in an anxious gesture. The alien four walls around her seem to be pressing closer the longer she stays here; compressing all of the echos of words, all of h...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 12 Apr 2015

Five minutes (2nd try)

- Note: I reread my story Five Minutes and thought that it should have been different, so I decided to submit an adapted version. I'd love to hear, which one you prefer. Thanks. ---oo--- "911, whe...

By: paulus | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 15 Jan 2015

Chanoya's nightmare

- Chanoya walked through the door into her large, high-ceiling, open living room. When she looked into the middle of the room, she dropped all of her stuff and screamed bloody murder. For that is what w...

By: PurplePanda101 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 22 Nov 2014

Haunted Woods

- The walk seemed different today. I lived near these woods almost all my life. I played in the woods. I built many little hovels using branches and undergrowth as cover. Instead of going through neigh...

By: frogprince | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 13 Nov 2014

Killer's Bliss

- She heard whispers. Quiet and menacing, they coursed through the darkness like little scratching claws on worn, wooden floorboards. She stood still with her eyes closed shut, waiting for the silence ...

By: Blue | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 13 Nov 2014

The Call

- Please know that this in the flash-fiction section. These things happen. Please remember to have hope and hold on for one second at a time, find a way to cope. There is always a way. I picked up th...

By: maryruth | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 0| Added: 05 Aug 2014

Delicate and Bitter

- If you were quiet enough, you might hear the heartbeat of each flake as it hits its sea of brethren. You could be so light of foot that you might sense the shiver of the snow itself, nestling into the...

By: EvaJupiterSkies | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 01 Jan 2014

the dead parrot

- Yoro, the leader of the controlling particle, tapped his fingers on his desk. He had read the reports and they didn’t look good. There was kidney failure caused by all the Doritos he’d let the parrot ...

By: fallingdove | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 30 Dec 2013

The Last Day

- Missy, the girl who takes care of us, saw me looking at John sitting by the window reading the bible. “Corrie, do you want me to wheel you over?” I nodded and she pushed my chair to the corner and ...

By: fallingdove | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 21 Oct 2013

Sophie

- "Sophie cannot finish her dinner, she says she's had enough... Sophie's trying to make herself thinner, says she's eaten too much..." -Sophie by Eleanor McEvoy. It's three in the morning and sh...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 12 Oct 2013

Depression Is A Dirty Word

- I stand on the top of the building where I work watching the congested traffic trying to make its way out of the city after a long hard day’s work. It's Friday, and it seems the entire city has decid...

By: sbyrne | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.6| Added: 24 Jul 2013

…and I bequeath Sunny

- “Betcha,” the old man said. “No way. You always win.” said my mom. “Come on, you get Drummer if you win, and I get Sunny if I win,” Lee said. “OK,” Eloise said. Lee won his daughter’s hors...

By: fallingdove | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.2| Added: 13 Mar 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: 5| Added: 23 Feb 2013

No More Games

- “Let’s play!” she says to me, tugging at my hand. I shake my head, planting my feet firmly and yanking my arm free from her slim fingers. Alice frowns at me, before shrugging and running towards the l...

By: mhend90 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.5| Added: 02 Jun 2012 Editor's Pick

The Last Will and Testament of Celia Farrow

- This is the last will and testament of Celia Farrow. May God have mercy upon my soul. I'm sorry, I didn't mean to die. Mum. Julia Emily Farrow. My mother. I love you. I'm sorry I left you. I'm so...

By: Tiula | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 30 Apr 2012

Larry’s Second Chance

- “You’re asking me how it’s going?” I said incredulously. “How can you ask me that? I’m paralyzed and I’m dying, for god’s sake!” “Well you don’t have to be sarcastic!” came the response. “And be...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 16 Feb 2012 Editor's Pick

The Suicide

- Jack was completely calm. As the nose of his aircraft dipped for the final time, as he saw the ground approaching, as he anticipated the impending impact, he felt no fear. Instead there was a serenity...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 27 Jan 2012

Happiness

- In the abandoned building, amid the rubble, Abraham disrobes. His pale skin glows in the sun, his dark chest hairs protrude, accentuated by the shocking milkiness of his torso. He holds his hands high...

By: Clarabelle | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 3.7| Added: 23 Aug 2011

The Birthday Party

- She did this every year, so the call came as no surprise. In fact, I had been expecting it for the last few days. The only surprise was that it took so long. I was sitting with my wife having our coff...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 27 May 2011 Editor's Pick