100-Word Fiction: ‘Kepler 1’

Have a drink while we spin around a star. If I am alive! You are, if not unique. Welcome, in any case. Our galaxy contains at least 2 billion planets just like Earth – and you arrive here. Where else? I put myself first. As the suns light my mornings, I like to get toContinue reading “100-Word Fiction: ‘Kepler 1’”

100-Word Fiction: ‘The Sky at Night’

Across the sky, flitting light. Not stars as such, but gilded shards. They continue to fall, piercing horizon upon horizon. Some say they will ignite briefly over the deepest darkest parts of the ocean, to be seen only by the whales and the dolphins as they break upwards from the blue. Some say the shardsContinue reading “100-Word Fiction: ‘The Sky at Night’”