Flash Fiction

Flash Fiction: Tell a Tale Through a Timeline

22 April 2016

Edition 3 Prompt – Tell A Tale Through A Timeline


 

Self Esteem
by Eliza Shallard

In Summer flowers grew at her feet
She felt her own beauty begin to deplete
“Half the girls at this school are dieting mum it’s totally normal.”

By Autumn she was draining life by the day
Her leaves started falling and she withered away
“She’s lost so much weight! She works out all the time.”

By Winter her limbs were nothing but bone
Weak and unable to go on alone
“She just fainted! I know I’m like, worried about her.
She’s starting to look sick?”

In Spring the flowers grew like before
But this time they helped her beauty restore


 

Facebook Official by Ed Pitt

14 October 2014
Andy O’Loughlan and Delilah Johnson are now friends.

14 October 2014
Delilah Johnson was tagged in Melissa Doyle’s
with Andy O’Loughlan.

29 October 2014
Delilah Johnson is in a relationship with Andy O’Loughlan.
43 people like this

31 March 2015
Excited to announce the Johnson-O’Loughlan tribe is about to get bigger!
161 people like this

24 July 2015
Delilah Johnson is single.

7 August 2015
Andy O’Loughlan > Delilah Johnson
Del?

28 August 2015
Delilah Johnson posted in Buy & Sell Melbourne.
Cot for sale – never used
$60


 

Deaths of the Week
by Marlow Perhaps

Wednesday gets into the time machine to warn Monday.
Monday finds a thief in the laboratory and hits them over the head, killing them.
Tuesday realizes that the thief was Wednesday.
Wednesday gets into the time machine to warn Monday.
Monday finds Wednesday in the laboratory, but Wednesday electrocutes himself before Monday can be warned.
Tuesday gets into the time machine to warn Wednesday.
Wednesday finds a thief in the laboratory and hits them over the head, killing them.
Thursday realizes that the thief was Tuesday.
Friday ceases to exist.
Oops.


 

Camera Obscura – A Report
by James Macaronas

00:15 – Service station. Ten miles north. Time stamp: fifteen minutes past midnight. Clerk at counter, reading a newspaper.
00:16 – Suspect enters service station. Clerk looks up, nods. Suspect moves out of frame.
00:19 – Suspect re-enters frame, approaches counter and draws handgun. Clerk does not move. Suspect bashes weapon against the counter, apparently shouting. Clerk remains motionless. Suspect lunges at clerk and his hands move right through. The clerk does not move, but his shadow does.
00.20 – Static. No visuals.
00.26 – Service station. Ten miles north. Midnight. Clerk at counter, reading a newspaper. There is blood on the floor.

 


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