Tag Archives: first and last

Birth Pangs (Flash Fiction)

I think I got everyone. I count once more and shut the bedroom door. Thirteen kids filled with cake and ice cream. A sugar rush an hour before bedtime. Probably not the most responsible thing in the world, but what could it hurt? So they stay up half the night talking, giggling, and doing whatever […]

Radio Days (Flash Fiction)

I think I got everyone. “I know you do.  You’ve already told me.  Maybe a thousand times just today.” I think I got everyone. The voice from the radio repeated its singular message as the old man set his soup bowl on the end table and began the long, slow process of rising from his […]