Category Archives: Flash Fiction

Supernova, from Sanity’s Threshold

Our days are numbered. The fireball in the sky will make sure of that. It’s too bright to look at, but I stole a peek through my fingers. The glowing sphere is larger than the sun; yet it’s light years … Continue reading

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Melting – from Sanity’s Threshold

  It whispers up my leg as I pass over the heater vent, the tickle of its fingers like feathers on my skin. Why did I have the heat on this late in the summer? The ting, ting, ting of … Continue reading

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The Clutching, from Unconfined Delusions, coming Oct. 20

“Can you see them? They’re right there!” Jordan dug her fingernails into her wrist blazing another bloody trail down her forearm. “There’s nothing there, baby. It’s the infection.” I pull her hands apart, but they snap together like two magnets; … Continue reading

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Voodoo Bady, from Unconfined Delusions, coming Oct. 20

 VOODOO BABY  The doll glared at me from across the room. I hadn’t believed the old woman could construct life within a doll’s body, void of pulse, but there it was, a soldier waiting for its command. The voodoo queen … Continue reading

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The Basement, from Unconfined Delusions, coming Oct. 20th

The chill in the air took his breath, sucked it away leaving little icicles of dread that gripped his hope and melted it away. She was near. He hadn’t seen her face, but her presence lingered in the crevasses of … Continue reading

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The Tree Trimmer

It happens every year. Thirteenth of December. Thank god he don’t bring eleven more gifts. Twelve days of Christmas and all. Our little community just couldn’t handle much more tragedy. Whoever’s pulling this prank got a fucked up sense of … Continue reading

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Two Fingers

  I’ve been a bartender all my life. Alcohol tends to loosen tongues, and I listen because I’m good at my job. I’ve grown fond of some of my regulars over the years. One in particular, who calls herself Big … Continue reading

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The Lines on Daddy

  When I was little, I thought the lines on Daddy made him look old and worn like one of his saddle blankets full of stains and rips. Both had seen better days. Now I understand each line helped him … Continue reading

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The Crank

I walked these woods every day, and I usually kept to the path because the undergrowth grows thicker than an Italian’s beard, but that day I decided to explore the gully. I heard the rumors. They say a little girl … Continue reading

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New growth

Grandma wore a floppy hat and garden gloves. I would carry the watering can, following her down the row as she scattered the seeds. She would kiss the seeds before she planted them in the ground. “Grandma, why do you … Continue reading

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