Category Archives: Flash Fiction

In the Mouth

By Lydia Ship.

Brin mixed cumulous clumps of concrete in the backyard with a shovel, and his mother watched him from the kitchen, sipping coffee, swishing the liquid around her soft teeth, teeth soft and pliable as wet cement. As Brin’s bulges of concrete … Continue reading

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West Virginia #1, #4, and #9

By Chris Lee.

West Virginia #1 “It’s in your blood, boy. It’s in your blood and it’s there to stay for good.” That’s what my Grandad said, but by then the cancer was in his brain and real far gone, so who knows … Continue reading

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The Uninvited

By Kristine Ong Muslim.

When we first saw you, you were in your pajamas. The doctor said that you were going to be fine from now on. He just signed the release forms to let you out. Those were only dreams– the adolescent fumbling … Continue reading

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The Second Four

By Mel Bosworth.

A man walks into a bar and murders the bartender. Four patrons watch the murder. Four rush out the door as soon as the murder begins. The four who remain don’t drink the drinks the man pours them once he’s … Continue reading

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Something’s Broken

By Richard Thomas.

(1.) Hospitals aren’t just for the dead or dying, sometimes they’re for communion. The blonde has both hands on her hips, glossy red lips over sharp white teeth, the doctor sandwiched between her and the skinny brunette, tugging at his beard, mouth … Continue reading

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