Category Archive: Fifty words story

50-Word Story: Hauntings (For Toni & Vern)

He never really left. His clothes and belongings were gone. Yet, every time I made tea or pet the cat, he sat there. Every time I bathed, his hands were soaping me. Having… Continue reading

Fifty Words Story – Burn

This short story was inspired by Dru’s lovely post, She’ll be Right With You. !!! Click HERE to visit Dru !!! Photo by Patrizia Schiozzi of freeimages.com I felt her presence like a smoldering fire.… Continue reading

Fifty Words Story – Thief

Photo by Jenny Rollo of freeimages.com They stared at each other. She started to cry, and he made a move towards her but didn’t even know her name. “Thief!” She sobbed, grasping her… Continue reading

Fifty Words Story: Gratitude

Photograph by Rich Finck. Click HERE to visit and follow his blog! His stomach growled. Scurrying past a dead tree, he heard moaning. He peered into a large fissure and saw a beautiful… Continue reading

Fifty Words Story: Soft Ground

Photograph by FlyTrapMan – Click HERE to visit and follow his blog! Traversing this landscape was familiar yet strange. The ground felt soft. Wind whooshed around Manny, and he tumbled; airborne. He saw… Continue reading

Fifty Words Story: In the Distance

Photograph by Francis – Click to visit and follow his blog! I saw it there in the distance. A streak of luminescence in an otherwise dismal world. I hungered for it; staring unblinking.… Continue reading

Fifty Words Story: The Debt Collector

Whistling, he enters my room. My heart races like the hooves of a doomed deer. Leaning close, he pricks me, then takes a hanky from his pocket; wiping my blood from his horn.… Continue reading

Fifty Words Story – The Flashlight

Illustration by Rose Perez   The lights flickered. She frantically searched for the flashlight but to no avail.  Wait! There it was; rolling into the closet… but how? Darkness invaded the room. Mortified,… Continue reading

50 Word Story: A Magnificent Sword

Photo by –FlyTrapMan–   The maiden was tied to a tree when he found her. “What a magnificent sword you have!”  She admired its length and girth. “It’s a Wulflund.” “Aw, you’ve even… Continue reading

50 Word Story: Ripped

  Falling to the ground, it lands with a discernible “splat.” Initially, he thinks it’s a bird, but it lacks feathers or a beak. Realization dawns on him as it quivers – broken… Continue reading