A little bit of darkness to brighten your day
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Just like in the movies...
This one came to me at 2 a.m. and the imagery creeped me out so badly that I couldn't get back to sleep.
His pièce de résistance. His magnum opus. It was there, magnificent, waiting to burst out of him. He could feel it.
If only the sodding shits would let him concentrate.
I always thought if you forgot all the bad things that happened to you, it was inevitable you’d forget all the good things, too. I never thought that focusing so much on the bad things would attract more of the same, like flies buzzing around a pile of shit, ripening in the sweltering sun. But they’re gathering now.
Staying is a story I wrote for the Mocha Memoirs Flash Fiction "Women in Horror" Contest, 2016: http://mochamemoirspress.blogspot.com/p/wih-flash-fiction-contest.html
It won first place. You can purchase a print copy of it and all the other runners up here: https://www.createspace.com/6384605 (Disclaimer: I get no portion of the sales)