Emergency

The doctor met his team in the prep room. “There’s a problem. We need to perform a coffeeostomy.” One nurse gasped. “The patient is showing symptoms of stress, fatigue and …

The Sting

The daffodil sits quietly in the garden bed. He flies towards her, rests himself on her bosom. He kisses her slowly, tastes her pollen, then he draws hard and fast, until …

Garden Gnome

The garden gnome resisted wiggling his nose at the smell of the coolant. She walked inside cradling shopping bags. “What’ve you been doing all day considering you haven’t been cleaning?” …

Purple Haze

The baby is purple. How can it be purple? I’ve never slept with a purple person before. It’s not that I’m racist, I’m not racist. I would sleep with a …

Sanur Flashbacks (for TPL)

Today’s 100 word story is a guest post by Erwin. After reading my Sunday Sesh post: Classic Moments of a Shazza in Bali, she said she wrote this reflection. Sanur …

Kill Your Ego

I must have walked twenty kilometres already. The humidity was choking me. My thoughts were attacking my brain cells, taking my synapses hostage and sending them on a theme park …

Fright Night

Guest post by Olaf I wake up and reach my arm across. I’m startled, scared unsure. My heart beats fast and I’m frightened.  Panicked. I’m sweating. I look around frantically …

LiElife

Have you seen the new iPhone app? It’s a free app called Social Networking Manager. If you download it it can update your social networking accounts for you! Plus, there’s …

Dear Mother (stop)

Dear Mother arrived in England seas calm am healthy and happy -(stop)- started new job at automotive company people friendly and gay boss very happy with me -(stop)- Aunty Jan …

My Toes Are Little Soldiers

Sometimes the fear gets to my little soldiers. They freeze. Cant move. Can’t walk. Can’t see forward. Somehow the captain gets a message through, a message of encouragement to each …

Under Tom Ugly’s

Guest post by Fiona Lark We’d drive off from the ramp, run around the bay and he’d pick a spot to fish. We would climb over the back and swim …

My Bus, My Lust

Guest post by Olaf Every day I get on the bus to go to work and I see her sitting there. Such a spectre of beauty I dare not ruin …

A Cottage On The Farm

A short story with a twist – also published in Short and Twisted 2014 by Celapene Press A cottage on the farm A wheelbarrow cradling herbs. Footsteps all sizes pressing …

Life Untitled

I can say anything to my best friend: Icecream, left dimple! Look at this ingrown hair, I found it waxing. Grow up you fuckwit. You can do it! I think …

Show Me The Light

A short story with a twist by The Literary Gangster – published in Short and Twisted 2014 by Celapene Press Show Me The Light Don’t ask why a thirty eight …

Remote Control

Ever feel like your life is a TV sitcom and you are the main character fumbling through stupid situations for the mere entertainment of others? Sometimes I can hear the …