It's time for Friday Fictioneers again! This week, our photo prompt is the image above, by © J Hardy Carroll. ℵ It could be worse. At least there is a toilet and The People bring me food and water. Sometimes, The Man comes alone. I don't like what he makes me do, but all I [...]
It was a riot like any other: cops, hippies, tear gas, mayhem. I saw her a little too late. The uniform, dichotomous dimples, mesmerizing green-gray eyes— electric with hate as she drew a bead, grinned, and squeezed the trig...
It's Mad About Metaphor over at the Mindlovesmisery's Menagerie! This week our metaphor is give a wide berth. Gloria awakened that morning with an erroneous smile on her face. Slowly, reality set-in as she came to accept the fact that Sunday was gone and Monday had taken its place. Monday meant school. School meant mean kids and [...]
The prompt for this piece of flash fiction is "Object." Forty-one words. Marlys was all about the bling. The shinier and flashier the object, the better. Engagement rings were her favorite and she had quite a collection. The trouble was what to do with the all those ex-fiancées piling up in her cellar.