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The DEATH took away an iron man after 80 hours lying under the three layers of concrete

- Based on a true story, which took place in Sichuan, China after a massive earthquake on 12 May 2008. In his last few words, he said, ‘I am the first one who is lying under the three layers of concre...

By: KazeronnieMak777 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 02 Nov 2017

My request to Buddha

-   I have a request to Buddha, “Please let all my friends be healthy and happy forever?” Buddha says, “Only four days!” I say, “Alright, Spring-day, Summer-day, Autumn-day, Winter-day.” Buddha s...

By: KazeronnieMak777 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4| Added: 08 Aug 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

Sailing away to a new life

- Sailing away to a new life There was a clash of thunder and a flash of lightning.  The rain lashed down, soaking Peter Donnie as he stood there looking back at the city.  His rucksack on his shoulde...

By: rbo | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 15 Mar 2017

Beauty in Ruin

- Stalking the essences of a dream, I meander throughout the streets that have become rubble. It is quiet, unsettlingly so, but there is beauty in ruin. I dream of the little things. The way fiery sun...

By: incaendo | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 20 Dec 2016

If These Walls Could Talk

- “Who is that?” “That’s not the girl…” “What happened to the girl?” “How long has it been?” The man and woman stood in the doorway of the second bedroom. Its bare white walls and softly carpeted flo...

By: Myvryn | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 22 Aug 2015

The Blob

- There it was, a viscous blob of limber elasticity capable only of thought and some kind of irregular nebulous form of motion, perceiving the world yet barely influencing it. It spent its time flounder...

By: LEMF | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 07 Jun 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: Survivor | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 22 May 2014

True Worth

- It was a small pueblo in the Sonoran Desert. Juliana and Desiderio lived there. They were both artisans. They had apprenticed with the great jeweler and artist Gabriel. Everyone in northern Mexico kne...

By: Survivor | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 13 May 2014

Skinny

- Doesn't come to school, stays home sick. I'm there, sitting in the seat, next to the one she would usually be in. Don't think about it  I tell myself, but how do you not think and wonder and worry ...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 26 Mar 2013

Watching

- She comes to school, Sits next to me, I've seen the pictures...  I know what's under those layers, You can see every single little bone. She thinks that because she's not losing in her problem ...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 25 Mar 2013

Vanessa Chan

- This is for Vanessa. This isn't a funny entry. So don't laugh. Don't even smile. Because I told you on the night we first met, 'I am not stable'. Your parents went to bed early. Too old...

By: kokomo_sally | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4| Added: 16 Mar 2013

Turning Dolls

- I spent the day turning each doll, each stuffed animal, on the shelf to face the wall. There’d been too many questions lately,questions I haven’t felt capable of answering. Each time I’ve looked up, ...

By: sprite | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 21 Jul 2012

I'm going to Cairns. I love you.

- Life, she laughs at me, especially tonight as I sit at my computer. The machine is a heap of shit. The keys are sticky with age; the keyboard is stained and the space button is missing. Instead of a ...

By: Clarabelle | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 01 Aug 2011

Initiation

- Mike hung by his toes at the edge of the quarry. He took a deep breath and pictured himself diving into the milky water 20 feet below. The water was said to be 50 feet deep at its center but neither h...

By: Monet | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 28 May 2011

The Punching Bag

- I don't mind being your punching bag as long as you don't expect the same from me, for I can't take expectations as I am filled with the 'sands of time'. You punch me and the sand in me takes the sha...

By: MileeBanerjeeOGN | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 04 Mar 2011

Why is it so GREY?

- It’s affection is want based. The more you want it the more it likes it. There is a streak of madness and sadistic pleasure when it makes itself accessible. The game plan is extremely simple and easy ...

By: MileeBanerjeeOGN | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.5| Added: 18 Feb 2011

Amra ('us' in Bengali)

- Dear God, It’s been a while since I went out. My children are all happily married and remarried now and well settled. My elder born is in The States doing his research work in molecular biology…or di...

By: MileeBanerjeeOGN | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.2| Added: 17 Feb 2011

Chasing butterflies

- I always have this feeling that I’m chasing something. Something that makes me happy, maybe even makes me complete. Something beautiful like a butterfly that sits on a daisy when I walk through a dese...

By: Tommie | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 29 Jan 2011 Editor's Pick

HOPE - ONE SHOT-

- Hope. Hope really was a wonderful thing; it could keep even the most browbeaten spirit up and running for hours, just to get to that warm golden glow at the end of the tunnel. Hope is a delicate ba...

By: Katy | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 09 Oct 2010