Category Archives: flash fiction

The Nearsighted Pipsqueak Axiom

The meeting with the lawyer had not gone well at all. Andrew sat at the Human Beanery coffee shop, staring into space. He set his glasses on the table and rubbed his eyes to the point of tears. The city … Continue reading

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Bossy Cellphones

Brice held up his phone to Wendy. “What am I looking at?” she asked. “My phone is telling me what to do. See? The weather report. It’s telling me to wear a coat and to take care,” said Brice. “What … Continue reading

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Compost Dreams

Emil dreamed he was being drowned in water. He fought against some unknown force, struggling for breath. When he could no longer fight, he was brought back to the surface. He was given only a few seconds of relief before … Continue reading

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Gynophobia

A spider the size of a quarter crept its way down the living room wall behind Amelie. It took an hour to make it’s way from the ceiling down to the highest cushion of the sofa. Chip watched it’s progress … Continue reading

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Genius At Work

Taking a sip of coffee, Dennis winced in pain and grabbed his cheek. “What’s wrong?” asked Alice. “Toothache,” replied Dennis. “You should go to my dentist. He’s a genius,” suggested Alice. “That’s a term people use too frivolously,” said Dennis. … Continue reading

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The Deterrent

The ring of a cell phone pierced through the lecture on differential equations. Dr. Bulgari shook her head disapprovingly. A second ring betrayed a young man in the first row. He blushed, mumbled incoherently, then dug through his backpack. Dr. … Continue reading

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The Tissue Epiphany

Dennis was so exhausted he practically fell into the driver’s seat of his Nissan. The cold that now ravaged his body first reared it’s ugly head just after lunch. By five o’clock he had a full blown cold, complete with … Continue reading

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