Category: Flash Fiction

The Dream

The fragile dream, the one that had shattered when life took over, haunted him constantly. A dream of becoming a writer, of travelling to lands faraway, of finding inspiration in little known places. For years, as he sat in a tiny cubicle in a…

Home. Happiness

One fine Saturday, she did not go out to party. She stayed in, cooked up mom’s signature dish( nah, not as good as mom’s), finished a book, called an old forgotten friend, put on the fairy lights, dived into a tub of ice-cream, munched…

Silver Linings

Melancholy clung to him like skin. An abusive father, a difficult childhood. Into his cloud of sadness, she walked in. His silver lining. In the years of bliss with her, the sun was just breaking into his cloud, when death snatched her away, at…

A Beautiful Scar

She gently runs her finger across the scar in her abdomen. A long, dark, distorted aberration. Scars are always ugly, grotesque. A result of pain and sadness. But this one is different. It is beautiful. She looks at the tiny,sleeping baby and blows a…

Father’s Day

The Writing on the Wall

A bullet zipped passed the soldier as he threw himself against the broken wall – just another holding up an already ruined town – seeking refuge that he knew would be short, temporary. It was then he saw the writing, faded by the suffering…

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