Category Archives: Fiction

6 Word Short Story: The Drag

Ow! Gravity is extra strong today.

6 Word Short Play: One That Ends with Y

A: I lost a day.

B: When?

A: Yes.


6 Word Short Story: Nightmares

Dreams of insomnia keep me awake.


6 Word Short Story: Monday

Nope. Wake me when it’s over.


6 Word Short Story: Missing

Missing: one mind, used, somewhat forgetful


Individual Nightmares

Flickering lights
Dark, shifting floors:
A hologram turned to life,
Separating and splitting
People, casting them
Into individual nightmares:
The black, twisted memories
Of a cruelly tortured soul
Bent on revenge on any and all.
In macabre juxtaposition,
The toy train circles
Through crying bodies
Over hidden graves.


6 Word Short Story: He Thinks

He thinks his brain is unreliable.


6 Word Short Story: Improbable Dream

Failed entrepreneur: “I don’t understand people.”


Six Word Short Story: No

Can you stay conscious that long?


A Complete Boxed Puzzle

A: I don’t get it.

B: Oh, come on.

A: I really… I can’t understand it.

B: Leave it, will ya?

A: But why? Why would they do that?

B: It’s supposed to be creative.

A: Not that creative!

B: Mack-

A: -I gave them a complete boxed puzzle, and they made an ash tray!

B: Ok. That’s extreme. I know you love metaphors, but-

A: -No, it’s not. It’s accurate. It perfectly describes their lunacy.

B: They’re not crazy, Mack.

A: Sure fooled me! They can’t even follow simple instructions.

B: What? Because they didn’t do it your way?

A: Right.

B: Mack… they’re not you.

A: What?

B: If you want it done your way, do it yourself!


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