Tag Archives: Microfiction

Betrayal

I got out of my business partner Harry’s home, and started walking jauntily towards my car. Our long-running dispute about embezzlement from the company was finally over, and I couldn’t be happier. But suddenly, everything became hazy, and I stumbled … Continue reading

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Mr. Perfect

Carmen looked at the figure approaching from a distance, and then at her watch. Yes, it was definitely Justin, he was NEVER late. Photo prompt courtesy Enisa The watch….It had been a gift from Justin, just like everything in this … Continue reading

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The New Recruit

Here, high up in a balloon,  life was perfect. No duties, no uniforms, no conspiracies, no scandals, and above all, no HIM! He had first come into our lives almost a month ago, pestering us to let him join our … Continue reading

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Crossing the Line

Antonio winced as my knife scratched a thin line into the table. His forehead dripping with sweat, he pleaded, “I’m sorry Don Silvestro, it was a mistake.” “I too am sorry, Antonio” I spoke in a low, gravely voice, “but … Continue reading

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A Haunting We Will Go

One minute we were watching a moment together, and the very next minute, he was gone. I don’t even remember closing my eyes, but closed they had been, or I would have known when he had disappeared, or who had … Continue reading

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The Accident

I looked up at my cottage in dread. PHOTO PROMPT © Karen Rawson When I had left last evening to get dinner from the market 30 kilometers away, I had not known that I would be involved in a car … Continue reading

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The Wheel of Time

Henry looked at the rotating blades of the fan with a child-like wonder and remarked, “This fan is like the wheel of time, isn’t it?” Jim continued doing his work and replied, “In some ways, yes. The movement of the … Continue reading

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