flash fiction, Genre - Fiction, Genre - Free Writing, Genre - General, Genre - Introspective, Rating - PG, Stories on a Theme, writing

No More – “Stories on a Theme” (Tired)

There comes a point where you say ‘no more’. I’m not doing this anymore. I’m not taking this treatment anymore. I deserve better. I want better. You’re tired of this shit. You’re ready for something new. So you wait, and you plan. You take a step forward. You move on. [Stories on a Theme –… Continue reading No More – “Stories on a Theme” (Tired)

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Early Night – “Stories on a Theme” (Tired)

Penelope yawed as she pulled the cover over her shoulders. It was warm and cozy under the duvet, safe from the blistering cold that whipped past the windows outside. It might be early, for her, but this week had been exhausting. Work always took it out of her more than it did others. Maybe others… Continue reading Early Night – “Stories on a Theme” (Tired)

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Insomnia – “Stories on a Theme” (Tired)

It’s a curse that you cannot truly understand unless you have been through it yourself. You lie, staring at the ceiling. Then you look at the clock again. Maybe this time a few minutes. Sometimes an hour Counting down until you have to wake up. Sleep, you think to yourself, hoping that sheer force will… Continue reading Insomnia – “Stories on a Theme” (Tired)

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Bleary Eyed – “Stories on a Theme” (Tired)

Faith struggled to keep her eyes concentrating on the words on her computer screen. She could feel her thoughts go sluggish, her fingers ached from typing for hours. She glanced over at the clock, squinting at it to try and make sense of the numbers. 2:45am. Ugh, gods, she thought as she turned back to… Continue reading Bleary Eyed – “Stories on a Theme” (Tired)

100 Words, Genre - General, Rating - PG

100 Words – Tired

[100 Words is a story in 100 words or less, based off the word in the title.] Not the normal exhaustion, when you have done exercise or when you have done tasks. When you have achieved. The kind of tired that is from frustration, and rage, and lack of emotion. Just exhausted with existence. Tired… Continue reading 100 Words – Tired