Wednesday Words

A weekly exercise in flash fiction.

Wednesday Words - Mouse Trap

“So it has come to this,” he thinks, crouching half-naked in the center of his kitchen floor, clutching the handle of a wooden spoon. He likes the way it sounds […]

Wednesday Words - The Bees

It’s raining outside. Droplets bead on my windows forming a scatter pattern that makes me think of insect swarm behavior. All the bees which used to bury me are dead, […]

Wednesday Words - Facebook

He clicked the loopy arrow at the top of his screen to refresh the page again. Her half-open mouth, sheathed in deep red lipstick disappeared briefly. His eyes flicked to […]

Wednesday Words - Elevator

The sad old demon sat in the corner of the elevator hunched over his knees, face in hands. Thick leathery skin, no longer the vibrant red of youth but purplish […]

Wednesday Words - November

He sits with cigarette smoke and a chill in the air outdoors the graying city, watching her guests take pictures they will use to tell a story about themselves to […]