Tag Archives: Microfiction

Redundant!

Photo by Suzy Hazelwood at Pexels.com No one needs a postman anymore. Not his customers, the billions of hearts he used to connect to each other. Not his employer, the Govt., which now looks upon him as a redundancy. And … Continue reading

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Kids These Days!

Photo by Luis Quintero on Unsplash.com I hunted around for a coin, but nothing….I was as broke as I’d been this morning. “Wouldn’t happen to have a quarter on ya, would ya?” I asked the girl. The unreasonable brat just … Continue reading

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Those were the Days

Photo by Tony Dinh at Unsplash.com This used to be the most beautiful street in the city, wildly popular among residents as well as tourists. But not anymore. Not since the epidemic, after which the cages had to be emptied. … Continue reading

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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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