Tag: flash fiction

The Dinner Guest

The Dinner Guest

She placed her dinner plate on the table gently and sighed. Another day of eating alone and she missed him. Her playlist was blaring Incubus. His favorite. As she started fixing her napkin, she heard the front door open. She stood up to check but…

Irony

Irony

(Written by Leo Antazo) A man dies and was immediately sent to hell where the demon Beelzebub welcomes them in a waiting room much like that of a standard office. Soon, Etrigan the demon calls him. “Tis a pity to die so soon, Yet love…

The World Wide Web was Down for a Week

The World Wide Web was Down for a Week

That day, no one understood what happened. All of a sudden no one can’t connect to the World Wide Web. The disaster pulled everyone’s lives into a record-scratch stop. It was a Monday. All over the world, meetings were held, the experts were called, forced…

Emergency Button

Emergency Button

They both stepped inside the elevator when it stopped on the 18th floor. It smelled of sweat and that lingering smell of cumin in Mexican food. “What the…it smells like shit in here.” She said as she took her mirror out of her bag and…

Pan de Sal

Pan de Sal

The bakery near our house sold pandesal from 2AM to 2PM. The smell of freshly baked bread wafted through my bedroom window all the time. I think everything in my room smelled like pandesal, and quite honestly, I didn’t mind. I work the graveyard shift so…

A Day At the Library

A Day At the Library

“Are you an art student?” I asked him. He looked up and smiled at me. Charming, with his dark rimmed glasses and dimples. We were in the dark and dusty university library. He sat on the floor, Indian style, reading “The Letters of Vincent Van…

Let’s Do This

Let’s Do This

(Written by Leo “Papa Bear” Antazo) Karel feels his back spasm as he is once again tackled after a four-yard run into the Hurricanes’ red zone. He is helped up by two of his teammates who pat him on his helmet. “Good run!” Czar says…

What Are You Afraid Of, God?

What Are You Afraid Of, God?

Lucifer enters Heaven one day to have a casual conversation with God. He does this every now and then to escape the humdrum landscape in Hell. “Hey G!” Lucifer sits on the grass, softest grass he has ever sat on, watching God sculpt something on…

Enjoying the Rain

Enjoying the Rain

(Written by Leo “Papa Bear” Antazo) I’m glad it’s raining. I’ve always enjoyed taking baths in the rain while running up and down the streets of our old house. I was ten years old and my mum would be yelling, telling me to get inside.…

A Talk With Mum

A Talk With Mum

(Written by Leo “Papa Bear” Antazo) The sun is bright and the trees are swaying ever so slightly in the soft breeze. I take a seat next to the most beautiful woman in the world. “Hi Mum. It’s been a while. Where to start? Well,…