Sometimes it's easier to be harsh than it is kind. Kindness takes self reflection. A pause before you respond. It takes selflessness to be kind. To choose a better path even if your feels demand another. But even though it harder, the world deserves more kindness in it. So try to be kind.
Bethes sighed as he breathed in the steam from the bowl in front of him. Every time he said it would be the last time, but then it happened again. And again. And again. Bethes could feel the steam do its work as it spread through his airways, and then seeped into his bloodstream. The… Continue reading Flash Fiction – End of Times (A Teacup Story)
"Eugh" Lucy said to her computer screen. It was another slow day. No emails, no new work. Just processing documents until 5pm. She glanced at the clock. It flashed at her the numbers 9:05am in torment. A whole 7.5 hours she had to fill with something. I need a new job, Lucy thought as she dragged… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Bored (100 Words)
Suzza sat on her bed, surrounded by the ripped pieces of her letters. Each one had contained the years of heartache and love that she had poured into her relationship with Netr. Before she had joined the Tombhunters, before when he had promised that she was his only and that she had his heart. And… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Burning Red (A Teacup Story)
Sometimes it’s not even the memory that catches you, but the lack of one. The moment you sit, in a moment, and breathe it in. And you realise how different now is to then, and what now means to you. It’s a mirror, that moment that you see sometimes. A mirror that looks at your… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Sometimes (A Teacup Story)
22:05 The clock flashes the time at you next to your bed. You try and sleep. You really try. But you cannot help but recall the day that has gone before. You hate it. You hate yourself. You shut your eyes. Sleep does not come. 23:25 You awake, screaming. This is normal, for you. It’s… Continue reading Flash Fiction – 22:05 (A Teacup Story)
The strength you find in a setback is the strength you draw on when things are going well. After all, it’s only when your plan falls apart do you know how well you can cope. And you can only find that out by doing it. I know setbacks are hard, but let me tell you… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Setback (100 Words)
“GET UP!” The Commander’s voice boomed through the barracks, “IT’S TESTING DAY!” Ethye groaned, pulling the covers over her head. Her body ached from yesterday’s practice time trial, her head burned with the alcohol they had drunk afterwards, and her whole sense of self was screaming to stay in the bed. The door to the… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Exhaustion (A Teacup Story)
You try, you really do. But sometimes life doesn’t work out that way. So even though you try, it doesn’t work the way you want it. You can’t change it. No matter how hard you try. Enjoy this? Check out my other 100 words stories below!
Leaneé kicked her heels on the edge of the wall, watching the city rumble below her. Night was already falling over the City of Katrough, taking with it the warm red of the day sky and replacing it with the gentle purple hue of the night sky. Against the city lights below, Leaneé couldn’t see… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Futility of Wishes (A Teacup Story)