A selection of short stories

10 selected short-short stories:

Bed Hole Syndrome, by Carla Lancken: “The day I was fired I came home, undressed, and went to bed for five years.”

First Flight, by Bobby Warner: “Folks called her Old Witch, and she was Timmy’s friend. … ‘Would you like to fly?’ she asked.”

February 12, by Erinn Pascal: “It is Halloween. I am a princess and my son Danny is a ghost.”

The Postcard, by Arleane Ralph: “Contractors discovered the postcard upon pulling out the kitchen cabinetry.”

Painting the Sea, by Conor Kelly: “My father paints the sea. That is how I remember him.”

I’m With the Band, by David Cook: “The drummer battered away at his kit with venomous incompetence…”

Sky Love, by Emily Manno: “What a magnificent thing, to fly in the clouds.”

One-Man Band, by Zol H: “So, you’re doing everything yourself, from writing the songs to performing them?”

Change, by Mike Jackson: “When they took over the planet they said things were going to be different but we were not to worry.”

The Painter’s Wife, by Brian Castleberry: “The poet had been sleeping with the painter’s wife for three months…”

 
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