Category Archive: Fifty words story

50-Word Story: Buwan

I’ll enshroud my flaws, Buwan decided. Every night, she draped half her face, so her imperfections were hidden from view. She didn’t realize true beauty shined from the inside. “Don’t turn away from… Continue reading

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 I felt her presence like a smoldering fire.… Continue reading

Fifty Words Story – Thief

Photo by Jenny Rollo of 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