Flash Fiction: Numb

PHOTO PROMPT © Sarah Potter Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here. TANNILLE: Why is everything I write crap? So flat, colourless.  MUSE: You place too many restrictions on me. No more killing Muse, only be happy Muse, the world doesn’t need another sad story Muse, too dark Muse…  TANNILLE: OMG you killed … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Numb

Flash Fiction: Buttons & Safety Pins

PHOTO PROMPT © Jean L. Hays for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here.   “As cute as a button” her husband would say as she frantically whizzed around. Always running late. Never wore a watch even when they were in fashion. Why bother? Her mobile phone acted as her nagger - … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Buttons & Safety Pins

Flash Fiction: The Last Song

PHOTO PROMPT © Anshu Bhojnagarwala for Rochelle's Friday Fictioneers I use to be grand once. Shiny and reflective. Played for people on stage. A real pride and joy. Professionals commented on my notes, a breeze to hummer out the classics. Hours musicians would sit next to me on my companion friend, Stool. He’s long gone. Years flew … Continue reading Flash Fiction: The Last Song

Flash Fiction: Fake Rose

PHOTO PROMPT © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for her Friday Fictioneers Please note: 100% Fiction! Mum liked the fake roses. Then again, she preferred everything fake from her men to her boobs. Her smile fake as she politely nodded. Even in the bedroom, her pleasure questionable. Thanks Dad, way too much information. What can I say about … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Fake Rose

Flash Fiction: The Bench

Ice covered the bench just as it tombed Sarah’s heart. As the seasons changed her husband suffered an agonising death. Cancer. She nagged him for decades to give up the cigarettes. “She’ll be alright, Sar, only live life once.” Left behind she watched their young grandchildren grow alone. The once joyful backyard, home to bitter-sweet … Continue reading Flash Fiction: The Bench