Category: Flash Fiction

Living With Ghosts

There were times that he wished he could be alone. It was difficult, for instance, to take a shower with someone watching you or eating your morning cereal with someone else trying to read the paper over your shoulder. He didn’t mind, at first.… Continue Reading “Living With Ghosts”

Three Keys

He handed me a tiny wooden box. It was made from cedar that had been stained a dark colour. There was a tiny golden lock inlaid into one of the sides. The box fit within the palm of my hand. I looked at him,… Continue Reading “Three Keys”

The Laziness of Snails

“Oh, tis a grievous condition.” the Healer woman said. She pushed a lock of white hair away from her face. “It happens when children are slow, as they often are. There are those that call it Snail Face, but I prefer the more accurate… Continue Reading “The Laziness of Snails”

Shadow and Light for Comfort

Sometimes at the end of the day, when she got home from work, she would not turn the lights on. She would let the day gradually darken into the evening which would shift into night. She was up early in the day, the sun… Continue Reading “Shadow and Light for Comfort”

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