Challenge Taken

[[A challenge with the following criteria was given to me: I received this challenge from a friend. The conditions : Up to 1000 words flash fiction with the following title “ I (almost) died of boredom” in the form of a personal monologue and ending with the sentences in bold. I haven't presented them here, … Continue reading Challenge Taken

Butterfly

Zara lay, face skyward, on the damp grass. The buzz of bees and the distant hum of traffic were audible. Nearby dogs barked and windows whooshed open. It seemed all the world was on the move except her. She felt the gentlest touch upon her cheek, and another upon her arm. Her eyes swivelled in … Continue reading Butterfly

Party Goers

It was last week, as far as I can ascertain, that I got angry at my silver-bodied, sapphire-eyed robotic friend. With his wide set eyes, and triangular large hooked beak above a square chest, he bore some resemblance to an eagle. I had thought he was my lifelong buddy Jack: lean and curly haired, with … Continue reading Party Goers

Lady Gaeophia’s Wisdom

[[This story is unconventional in that it's told in both first person and third person. You the reader will probably be aware of the act of reading the whole time. If you feel I shouldn't play with the rules like that maybe you shouldn't read on; I guess it just makes it more like a … Continue reading Lady Gaeophia’s Wisdom