Tag Archives: life

In the Darkness. Flash Fiction.

“The dead can be a little restless, you need to walk through the tunnels at least once every four hours. You don’t have to speak to them if you do not want to, they find the presence comforting enough.” “But … Continue reading

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Water of Life. Flash Fiction.

Derek paused his music, frowning he listened intently, it sounded like someone was running the tap in the bathroom, the pipes were making that odd, annoying rattle again. Had Sandra come home already? He glanced out the window, no sign … Continue reading

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Life Eternal. Short Story.

The car rumbled along the dirt road, in the back John could hear Anna whispering gently to the tree as the stroked its bark. He felt like it was wrong to hear, like he was intruding, but the radio was … Continue reading

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Happiness in a Bottle. Short Story.

Lily took her pill and counted to ten, she hated feeling sad, everyone did. A moment later she could feel the sadness receding, replaced instead by a buoying happiness, she smiled allowing it to pull her along. She gently took … Continue reading

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Someday. Short Story.

Terry looked at himself in the mirror, turning his head this way and that. When had he gotten so old? All these new wrinkles and blemishes seemed to have sprung up over night. He ran his hand carefully through his … Continue reading

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Prolonging the Inevitable. Flash Fiction.

Derek took a deep breath, feeling the energy infusing with his body. He released the breath with a sigh and looked at his hands, already he could see the skin tightening, the wrinkles smoothing over, the age spots fading. He … Continue reading

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After. Short Story.

“You know what the saddest part of it all is?” “No, what?” “No one will remember them. Not really. People will talk about the jumper, about how it effected their day, maybe even their life, but no one will actually … Continue reading

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