Archive for the 'Micro Fiction' Category

It’s Raining

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

It’s Raining (first published on Orange Monster) ‘Mummy it’s raining’ ‘Raining outside’ ‘Raining on the window’ ‘Raining on the roof’ ‘Raining on the cars’ ‘Raining on the trees’ ‘Raining on the grass’ ‘Raining on the puddles’ ‘Raining on the birds!’ ‘Raining on the cat’ ‘Raining on… Daddy!?’ ‘Raining on Mummy!’ ‘Raining on me!’ ‘Raining on […]

The Musical Note

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

The Musical Note (first published on Blue Monster) The musical note danced and skittered across the sheet, constrained by the lines that tangled and barred its way. Sometimes it tried to jump clean over those lines but it was always snared back again. Sometimes it tried to tunnel beneath, but there was always something barring […]

Melanie

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

Melanie (first published on Red Monster) It was the sound that pierced Melanie to the bone; that liquefied her brain and made red gloop run from her nose. She never knew that it was a new piece of military grade tech, nor that she was the first casualty of a global war. But if she […]

Melvin is a Coconut

Friday, December 4th, 2009

Melvin is a coconut. Melvin hates this fact. It is anathemas to his being. It is abhorrent to his sense of self. Melvin wants to be a rotwila. Melvin would love to pocess teeth – crunching, munching, ripping, tearing teeth. Melvin believe in reincarnation but finds he is stuck in a tree. Melvin prays for […]