Archive for the ‘Micro Fiction’ Category

Moonlight

Posted: October 25, 2014 in Horror, Micro Fiction

Innocents enter by the front door. A secret admirer leaves bloody gifts. Music and wine late into the night. In the morning nothing is found but their skins.

Wrong Tree

Posted: October 17, 2014 in Horror, Micro Fiction

If that dog didn’t stop barking and let me get some sleep I was going to lose my mind. I killed the damn thing three days ago and it just won’t stop barking!

Lovenotes

Posted: October 12, 2014 in Micro Fiction

She crumpled me up like an unsent letter, pieces of me already scratched out and stained with tears.

Groundswell

Posted: October 8, 2014 in Horror, Micro Fiction

Buried skulls breathe rumors of revelation into the earth under your feet.

They told me each number on the device, once selected, would take the biological equivalent of one year from my remaining lifespan. My mind already made up, I mashed the entire keypad with my open palm.

Uno Mas!

Posted: August 4, 2014 in Micro Fiction

She asked if I wanted another beer and I nodded in an agreeable manner. Killing without the benefit of knife or gun was thirsty work.

Sense of Urgency

Posted: August 4, 2014 in Micro Fiction, Sword and Sorcery

Was the prophecy “after the three quarter moon” or “after three quarter moons?” If it was that last one we might as well wait before leaving.