Tag Archives: flash fiction

Running A Slight Baby Fever

“Do you want to have kids?” Holly asked nonchalantly from her end of the bench. Aaron, who was sitting on the other end of the same bench, spit out the Snapple that he had just sipped from the bottle. Luckily … Continue reading

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Stop The Rockets’ Red Glare

“I thought about you last night,” Holly informed him before taking a sip of her coffee to hide her devious smile. She knew such a comment would irk Aaron, but since he was being a little too quiet for her … Continue reading

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Try To See It My Way

It was a beautiful morning in Maine, and perfect weather for an outing along the river walk.  It was 70 degrees, there wasn’t a cloud in the sky, and sun was shining brightly. Holly loved this time of year.  As … Continue reading

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The Ghosts Inside My Brain

Aaron and Holly sat side by side on a bench that looked out onto the river and across to the city where Stephen King lived. It was a gorgeous, sunny morning, and because of the CDC’s recent announcement, neither of … Continue reading

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The Post-Pandemic Dating Game

It was a beautiful Spring morning in Maine. Aaron and Holly sat on the same bench, mere inches apart, and stared out at the river.  It was an amazing shade of blue today, and really warranted their full attention. Neither … Continue reading

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Show Me That Handsome Face

It was a gorgeous Sunday for a walk along the Penobscot River.  The sun was shining, the ducks had returned, and people were out in full force along the path. Aaron sat on his usual bench.  Holly, however, did not … Continue reading

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Do Not Dream About Me

It was a gorgeous morning along the river, but Holly was clearly distressed.  Even with her mask covering half her face, it was evident from her eyes that she was troubled. Aaron sat on his bench across the path, calmly … Continue reading

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Why Does The World Suck So Much Lately?

“Why does the world suck so much lately?” Aaron asked with a heavy sigh from his side of the path along the river. Holly, who was socially distancing on a bench across the path, did a spit take with her … Continue reading

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I’m Sorry I Forgot Your Name

Dear Aaron, I owe you a major apology. You have been the lead character of my running Sunday short stories series for months now. Your weekly conversations with Holly are a big favorite on the blog, and my followers adore … Continue reading

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You Remind Me Of A Sea Captain

“Since when do you embrace change?” Holly asked from her bench on her side of the path along the river. Aaron almost did a spit take with his Snapple, but managed to swallow what was in his mouth, and then … Continue reading

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