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Thursday, December 1, 2022

Precious Inventions

In the midst of the town, an inventor, Old and frail, but still, reluctantly, alive; Inventions unlike others – nearly human. One in particular, a cute white doll, Resembling his long lost wife, Wipes stains noisily everyday,  Reminding him of...

Salt

The conversation went something like; I don't have white privilege. Yes, I am white but I am not privileged ... I was raised in a poor family, and never went to college. I work hard...

Buttonwillow

It was well past nine when the last train let him off at the downtown station. Ray was the first to disembark, and as he trudged toward the staircase leading over the platforms to...

Spring

Piles of mush, once icy white  Now discolored and soft  Resting on the field.  Where is the cold fortress?   Dreadful moments in the snow, Numb fingers and a red face. I was longing for warmth. That was when the sun came.    Looking...

On the lizard’s rock

Summer is like a desert, wherever you are.  A vast emptiness filled with boundless potential.  All activity comes to a static nothing.  Stillness of the morning  becomes the skirring of the day  becomes the stillness of the night. What was...

Written Voice

I’ve fallen in love with writing. The rhythmic tapping of keys, The faint scribbling of a pen, The sound of an eraser taking away the mistakes that were born to become masterpieces.   It gave me a voice. One that...

Closed doors

There was a knock on my window On that long chilly night Then a creak from the floorboards Outside my door   There was a crash  And a bump My entire body jumped as the shadows Turned as restless as the morgue   A...

Five pieces of flash fiction perfect for fall

Flash Fiction is a short fiction story consisting of only a few hundred words. Here are a few fall-themed flash fiction pieces you are sure to enjoy:  “Then it Was Autumn Again” by Sherri Turner...

Feature Fiction, Issue 15, 1/28/20

Storm: By Sabrina Hunter, CW Her head was the lightning filled sky. Anxiety and thunder coursing through her veins, Blood substituted by sadness, The fast beating of her heart as scattered as the rain, Trembling hands echoed the waves...

Star Cup

October 4, 2045 Code Name: Resurrection Purpose: Understand the minds of offenders to create better profiles. Phase 4: Human Trial Source: Sabine Morat Crime: Serial Murder Subject #3: Special Agent Levon *** I don’t think people know how hard it can be...