Category: Flash Fiction

The Healer

Eirny lives deep in forest Kroskogen near the river Lomma. She was born in this cabin, and she’ll walk through the gates of Valhalla from this place. As years pass, she ponders death for her time on earth grows shorter with each passing day.… Continue Reading “The Healer”

Resurrection

“So, this is it?”“Yes, this is it.”As she gives me the heart shaped stone, her fingers caress my palm. There is no mistaking the spark of electricity that surges and warms my calloused hand. I look into her blue-black eyes, startled by the rush… Continue Reading “Resurrection”

Lorelei

She lives alone in a lighthouse by the sea. Since she moved here 7 years ago, she’s had the same nightmare each night. A tall man, wearing a hooded shroud whispers her name over and over; ‘Lorelei, Lorelei’. She never sees his face, but… Continue Reading “Lorelei”

Aftermath

Tall grass grew between the railroad timbers. The last time a train passed this way was probably back in 2020 during the Covid-19 outbreak. Lucas followed train tracks because they always lead somewhere. Long ago, he got into the habit of counting steps. Each… Continue Reading “Aftermath”

The Story

Looking back, I don’t know why I was surprised every time love started or ended, because all things beautiful never last.There were the years when he wrapped his arms around my heart to keep me safe from the world but now, it’s all gone.… Continue Reading “The Story”

A Chance Encounter

There are moments caught between heart-beats when the world tilts on its axis and time stops. For the woman it is when she first hears his deep voice from behind while standing in line to see a movie. “Everything I learned, I learned from… Continue Reading “A Chance Encounter”

Freedom

On the day before they left the plantation, his former owner who had always treated him well, handed Tom Cook $10. This was more money than Tom had ever had in his life. The next day, he and his family headed northeast to Pennsylvania.… Continue Reading “Freedom”

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