Category: flash fiction

Lady Moth

Lady Moth

Why are butterflies more beautiful than moths? With their loud colors, their sturdy wings, their pretentious stories of transformation as if that one time they changed was some grand accomplishment. The butterfly had no control over that change. It was a pregnancy, giving birth to herself. There is no talent or skill in giving birth. Your body takes over with...Read More
Charcoal Skies

Charcoal Skies

The sky is charcoal grey with stars in every direction. In the distance, lightning flashes like an orange ball illuminating a low hanging clump of storm clouds. Cool air, smelling of salt and fish is tumbling around me pushing against my jacket, playing with my hair and lifting my skirt with unexpected gusts. I'm sitting on the beach with my...Read More
Sensual Anarchy

Sensual Anarchy

Your love is so cold and clothed.  Your brutal indifference.  I’m bringing needy back.  It’s become such a curse, it’s a shame, to need someone. Why!? We want to be needed but we don’t want to need. Vulnerability is a dirty feeling, like insecurity and failure. No one will admit to disappointment. No one wants their imperfections shown. What a...Read More
You Can Not Trust Your Eyes

You Can Not Trust Your Eyes

She knows that she looks sweet. She looks tender. Pretty. There’s an innocence about mher that inspires you to let down your guard. You want to protect her. How kind. You should know, it’s too late for your protection. There is no part of her that has not suffered wounds. There is no real innocence left. She have seen darkness...Read More
A Reconnaissance For Love

A Reconnaissance For Love

There came a time when there was no part of him untouched by pain. Broken trust tightened his neck and made his eyes burn with suspicion.  Deception weighed on his shoulders and back-- there was tightness to his movements.  Hurtful words and abandonment made his stomach twisted and sick. What was worse than his own pain was knowing the pain...Read More