Category: SHORTEST STORIES

Stories and poems the size of an Instagram caption. It’s my creative workout, so don’t mind the sweat and roughness.

Paradise reversed

A life in paradise.There wasn’t a dark side, nor spiceNo reason to fight, nowhere to go out Not a flamingo to hunt, kissing was bad And banned from the mouthTouches were kind, never obsceneZero marks on theContinue reading

It bugged her

It’s better that you left, really. … she said to the cockroach that was just making a dangerous turn on the corner of her living room. She hated committing murder, but what she hated evenContinue reading

Stop and think about it

The magnolia flowers were there. The magnolia flowers were rare. White as white gold, white as milk, white as silk of a bride’s dress, as the silence after a vow, as a sheet stained withContinue reading

An artist’s job

Darling, you did everything wrong But, please, do it once more. I can accept it all but one thing … that life is a bore. More creative workout here: https://www.instagram.com/gabrielesque_

Metaphorical injuries

She was broken, but comfortable with it. You see, every single crack was proof that at some point she trade controlled perfection for something real. She broke an ankle while she tripped over a bigContinue reading

Not a repentance story

– I feel like in your grandmother’s kitchen, she told him looking at the Virgin. – Except that you won’t get cake for saying the prayer, he replied sarcastically. – What if I’d get onContinue reading

Man of privilege

Before the psychologists and life coaches were invented, there was this guy. The gatekeeper of the untold, the medicine man, the fortune teller, the one-time-pal, the healer, the host. He would listen to all ofContinue reading

Fluorescent neighbor

When the heat is trapped, it blushes in electric pink. And you will never know what kind of girl spills that incandescent light through her window, liquid desire dripping all over the building, messing upContinue reading