Flash Fiction

Snappy Easter

‘What time is it now?’ ‘It’s two minutes after you last asked, now shush’ 'So it’s two minutes past half past ... er' '...five, Kitty. It’s 5:32 in the morning. It’s not time for talking. Go back to sleep.' 'But I’m not-' ‘Shhhhh!’ ‘But I think he’s beeeen!’ ‘He?’ Ma opened one eye. ‘The Easter… Continue reading Snappy Easter

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An Awakening (Sunday Photo Fiction)

At last the path was clearly defined in front of her. For too long she’d been trampling through the growth, her legs whipped by spindle branches and her heart full of uncertainty. She had picked up the occasional rough path, but these were often intertwined with several others, leaving her hovering in indecision. She had… Continue reading An Awakening (Sunday Photo Fiction)

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In Plain Sight (Sunday Photo Fiction)

Sweat trickled down her back despite her breath being visible in the early evening light. It was a miracle she'd got this far. She stopped for a moment, to adjust her grip, then staggered on, pushing with all her strength. The last fight had been the worst. His cruel words finding their way to the… Continue reading In Plain Sight (Sunday Photo Fiction)

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Sunday Photo Fiction: A Lucky One

She had to keep walking if only to find some solace for her naked feet. The ice underfoot was biting at her toes. My shoes. Where are my shoes? Innocent words she’d thought and spoken so many times in her lifetime. Would she ever be able to utter them again without these haunting memories? She… Continue reading Sunday Photo Fiction: A Lucky One

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Sunday Photo Fiction: A Silent Witness

I round the corner fast, head down, legs pumping furiously, my mind on the repetitive turn of the pedals. I know I'm making good time even without checking my watch, because I know the routine of this place. I see the sign hasn't yet been put out on the pavement at Pirelli's as I speed… Continue reading Sunday Photo Fiction: A Silent Witness