Flash! Friday–Vol 2 – 34 | Flash! Friday

“To be alive…again” 158 words Billy relaxes on the barstool. The smell of freshly caught fish being untangled from fishing nets awakens slumbered memories. The bar overlooks the Suriname River, today, it’s the colour of liquid clay; its beauty is mesmeric. He promised himself he would enjoy every physical sense this time. Oh, to be …

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‘Acceptance’ (Honourable Mention) and ‘Celestial Rumba’ – Flash! Friday–Vol 2 – 36 | Flash! Friday

The prompt (thunderstorm) and photo (the caves of Queen Tamar) were so good this week that I did two entries (I planned to enter other competitions for the first time this week, so wanted to cut back - thanks Flash! Friday 🙂 ) First one below... “Acceptance” @Making_Fiction 159 Words The caves contain secrets and …

Plastic – Flash! Friday–Vol 2 – 35 | Flash! Friday (Special Mention)

“Plastic”  158 Words Waiting…watching…praying. Always praying. A few feet and a cosmos of emotion separate Maggie and Jim. The plastic box sits between them. Its power is all consuming; it is fear, contained. Extreme senses fill this cathedral of apprehension. Arid heat. Clinical smells. Harsh fluorescent lights; broken only by UV lamps and crayon-coloured wires. …

Flash! Friday Vol 2.32 (Special Mention)

Like many of the wonderful crew at the good ship Flash! Friday. I decided to try and submit each week. 150 words based on a picture, word and theme is challenging but normally achievable even on a busy Friday. http://flashfriday.wordpress.com/2014/07/18/flash-friday-vol-2-32/ The picture and theme were challenging for me. The clumsiness element less so. I had this story …

Buried

May 2014 : Buried Theme. 2nd attempt was a little easier for word vs theme challenge. It seemed a bit obvious to go with a buried person. I opted for a war criminal trying to bury his past... My past is buried in layers of deceit and denial; brutally pressing my putrid soul. I remember …