Category Archives: Short / Flash Fiction

The Dossier

She had never seen such a large collection of information on one person. Even in the movies the files agents had on people were an inch or two thick. And that was for an adult. She stared at the manuscript. … Continue reading

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Human Again

Thunder rolled, loud and fast on the tail of the lightening which had preceded it just moments before. Rain could not be falling faster or harder if it tried. Streams of water which could not make it down the drains … Continue reading

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Requited Love

Oh, be still my beating heart, for the anguish that runs through my veins is nigh unbearable. How can my family be so blind, so unforgiving to the love which courses through my body? She moved from the centre of … Continue reading

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Calling Mr. Sandman

She tossed and turned. Side. Back. Other side. Front. She mashed her pillow with her fist. Gripped her stuffed toy companion for comfort in the hope that it would help to settle her. Covers off. Covers on. Half off. Covers … Continue reading

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Today is a Gift

It was bright and sunny outside. Scorching hot. A pleasant change from the overcast sky and lengthy showers of rain the area had been experiencing lately. Emily was trying hard to study for her upcoming exams, but it was not … Continue reading

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Hide and Seek

“MUMMY!” he screamed, louder and more frantically as his fear and hysteria rose. “MUMMY!” He ran, tears streaming down his face, nose running profusely and crying out all the time. He turned and circled, running this way and that, but … Continue reading

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Yearning

She looked out over the sea, and yearned for her husband. It had been such a long time since they had seen one another. Her friends did not seem to understand. She should have known better. She knew what she … Continue reading

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