Tag Archives: night

Trust Issues

“According to research, night is darker than it was fifty years ago.” Jeff looked outside and found it difficult to argue. The night sky seemed to shroud the city in an impenetrable blanket. He was profoundly thankful for the many … Continue reading

Posted in fiction, flash fiction, humor, humour, short fiction, short story, story, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Worries

It was 3:18 when Steve looked at his clock. Between the heat, the worry over the impending deal and a brain that refused to rest, he got no peace. Perhaps if he had trust in his business partners, or even … Continue reading

Posted in fiction, flash fiction, short fiction, short story, story, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Every Single Night

In the darkness of the night, deep the subconscious of Duane’s sleep, he was poured down the bathtub as drain cleaner. Armed with only a spray bottle, he landed on the slimy buildup of a massive hairball. Using the bottle … Continue reading

Posted in fiction, flash fiction, humor, humour, short fiction, short story, story, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

The Night of Projectile Vomiting

“Last night I woke up to the worst sound in the world,” said Don. “What?” asked Frances. The two were standing in line at Starbucks. “The sound of my son throwing up.” Frances cringed. “That’s bad.” “At first I thought … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Bat Attack

“It’s a bat! It’s a bat!” Dave woke from a dead sleep with those words ringing in his ears. Beside the bed Jacqueline was covering her head with a blanket. “Is it in my hair?” “Crap,” said Dave. He turned … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Crisis Management

It was while Burt and Ariadne were watching the 11 o’clock news that Ariadne noticed the dark spot on the curtains. “What is it?” asked Burt. Ariadne got up to investigate. She tilted her head and said, “I don’t know.” … Continue reading

Posted in bat, crisis management, fiction, flash fiction, humor, humour, night, short fiction, short story, story | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Lessons Learned the Hard Way

Initially the ringing was part of his dream, like an unconscious trigger to some repressed memory. Bonnie’s sharp elbow, however, was real enough. “Your phone’s ringing. Babe, your phone’s ringing.” Glen rolled over and swiped at his bedside table. The … Continue reading

Posted in fax, fiction, flash fiction, humor, humour, lesson, night, short fiction, short story, sleep, story | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment