100-Word Fiction: ‘The Daffodil Girl’

She is the daffodil girl with the golden hair. She is here in the spring, telling us to slip off our winter coats. She is warmth and smiles, turning her face to the sun and the coming summer. She brings tales of childhood and hopes for the year ahead. I sometimes think the garden growsContinue reading “100-Word Fiction: ‘The Daffodil Girl’”

100-Word Fiction: ‘A Cold Spring: Part 4’

Oh this spring has been ruinous. These reflections, thoughts! And then heating up yesterday’s leftovers of stew, listening to some millionaire on the radio, distracted by the garden’s bare earth and stunted buds. I got a text from friends on holiday earlier: the sun had come out and they had gone swimming. Here there areContinue reading “100-Word Fiction: ‘A Cold Spring: Part 4’”

100-Word Fiction: ‘We Will/Not’

We will prevail We will not back down We will be judged We will not judge We will be hated We will not hate We will tolerate We will not be tolerated We will watch as others take up arms We will not lift a finger We will love others While others will not loveContinue reading “100-Word Fiction: ‘We Will/Not’”