Voices : Flash! Friday: Vol 3 – 16 | Flash! Friday

Voices Our voices remained muffled until first gunfire. Our voices drowned now by the factory machines, by the rumble of ploughs, by the roughened edges of endless laundry. Our voices are in our heads; our opinions are soundless echoes of inequality and hardship whispered in the shadows of our mind. I see it in the …

“We Will Fight Them With Speeches” – Micro Bookends 1.01 – FIRST [micro] BORN • Micro Bookends – Shortlist

So, Micro Bookends was a new Flash comp launched in October. I loved the concept. A photo prompt. A mandatory first and last word (hence the bookends). A word limit. Mega hard - but highly enjoyable. This was the very first week. First, we will fight them on the beaches. That’s what he thought he …

Three Line Thursday – Week Two – Shortlist

The image was one of a chain hanging on some railings (click the link below to see the prompt). Three lines is the requirement (which is kinda hard as width of screens varies). Iron fangs protrude from the Tower, death’s doorway is Traitor’s Gate. Chained political enemies, innocents and monarchs; their blood colours stone. Now the tourists, …

“The Ambulance Chaser” – Flash Frenzy Round 31 | The Angry Hourglass

“The Ambulance Chaser” by Mark A. King @Making_Fiction 358 Words The streets of London are paved in gold…or discarded kebab remnants, crushed super-strength cider cans and rat shit. My London is both of these things. This other London is something else. I walk along the Embankment. There are no cars. Bicycles rule this city. They …