Sweet Muzak – Flash! Friday: Vol 3 – 31 | Flash! Friday

Sweet Muzak (Themes = Conflict and Character)   My Boy, Lollipop, liked to eat Sugar. He was the Sweetest Thing. He once lived In The Ghetto, on the Poor Side of Town, where he said, “Money’s too Tight to Mention”. But he had a vision of escape, he had a Poor Man’s Dream. He made …

Flash! Friday: Vol 3 – 27 | Flash! Friday : The Unreliable Narrator

The Unreliable Narrator I’m what you might call an unreliable narrator. But you can trust me. I‘ve been summoned to tell tales of the theatre and this dashing gent, with his smouldering Oscar Wilde look about him, his unruly cravat, foppish hair and come-hither eyes. He is the greatest Shakespearian thespian that has ever lived. …

“Mirror | Mirror” – Flash! Friday: Vol 3 – 7 | Flash! Friday – Shortlist

Mirror | Mirror Her paddleboat is a glorified bicycle on water. Yet it skims the mirrored surface, on dreams of tranquillity. She is leaving the shores of eroded memories, of this long and prosperous life. She envisions the sunsets of Monet. How she has lived. How she has loved. How she has taken everything, from …

“ReignBow” – Flash! Friday–Vol 2 – 44 | Flash! Friday

+ Include Surgery ReignBow Red bulbous noses, menacing clowns, harlequin hats and jesters dance in his hallucinations now. Orange doctors speak of complications of surgery and difficult times ahead. Five minutes here, five minutes there, then jocular chats about rounds of golf and luminous-orange spray tan top-ups. Yellow jaundice creeps across his skin and eyes …

Hide-and-seek (2nd Place) – Flash Frenzy Round 34 | The Angry Hourglass

 …hide from the wooden hill, and the blunt edges of every step that I have been thrown down.…hide when he drinks, hide when he doesn’t, hide when I’m the object he kicks, punches and humiliates.…hide in the dark places in my head, for there are no places to hide in reality.…hide inside this house. I …