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Flash Fiction – Angry Child

She was an angry child. And as they say, angry children grow into angry adults. Her parents barely noticed, but then they barely noticed her at all. They were busy, of course, being ambitious, being successful, being wealthy. And so … Continue reading

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The Mystic (Horror Flash Fiction)

The mystic brushes the leaves and dirt carefully, in a simple, meditative circular motion. In this as in all things he is precise, deliberate and on the brink of peace. The morning is only just breathing, the light of a … Continue reading

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(Flash Fiction) Dolly Did It

She was such a little doll, that’s what they all said. Her skin so white and smooth, her face so structurally perfect, her eyes so wide and blue. Just a little doll. So they laughed when as a child she … Continue reading

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(Flash Fiction) Television

The first sign was on television.  In retrospect that might have been surprising, given the total unrest, but I didn’t hear it.  Or if I did I didn’t understand, in my first waking moments, that the sound was louder than … Continue reading

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Corridors

Down such corridors Down, down Blood red shining In my blinking eyes There is terror here There is dull surprise Down these corridors Down such vacant halls Down, down Where no souls reside Except the woken dead Feel them touch … Continue reading

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Schadenfreude – Twenty Nine

    David shivered. It felt like something walked over his grave. He stopped typing. He wanted to leave. Schaden waited and then seemed to realize he was spent, so she continued. She told him the truth, the truth he’d … Continue reading

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Schadenfreude – Twenty Seven

He came back to the chat room an hour later. It was empty. Somehow he knew she would also sense this, or guess this, and return. He only had to wait about ten minutes. Her nickname appeared. Vlad: Clever trick … Continue reading

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(Flash Fiction) Photography

He would show up in my photography. At first it was so indistinct I just thought I had some flaw in the digital camera. I almost went back to the shop with it, but initially  his image came and went. … Continue reading

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(Flash Fiction) Office Clown

I was always the office clown. Every major event, especially Christmas and Easter, I’d put on a show. And in between I was the prankster, the joker, the one to bring a bit of levity into things. I had a … Continue reading

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The Others – Thirty One

I snorted at Gabriel, incredulous. In the first moment his proposition seemed too ridiculous to take seriously. I guess most insanely evil things do seem that way at first. “What are you suggesting, some sort of Assassins R Us?” Gabriel … Continue reading

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