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While Waiting for the Trolley

While Waiting for the Trolley

Mike Bozart | Flash Fiction
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The author recounts a candid conversation with a Philadelphia Eagles fan in uptown Charlotte, while waiting for a streetcar to arrive on a muggy Friday morning. Some unexpected revelations. From ho-hum ordinary to hysterically absurd.

Estorya sa Panganod

Estorya sa Panganod

Mike Bozart | Flash Fiction
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This thousand-word short story is in English. Estorya sa Panganod means 'story in the clouds' or 'cloud story' in Cebuano (a popular dialect in the central Philippines), the native language of the author's wife. Scenes from the Battle of Marengo (1800 in northern Italy) flash by on a stormy spring...

The Carpenters 3: Jesus, Joseph and Barlow

The Carpenters 3: Jesus, Joseph and Barlow

Bill Russo | Flash Fiction
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A look into the troubled mind of a teenager who was called a lunatic because he believed himself to be the literal Son of God. At odds with his father Joseph, only the mysterious Barlow was able to get through to the young man and help him find his true destiy.

Gallivanting in Galax

Gallivanting in Galax

Mike Bozart | Flash Fiction
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Agents 32 and 33 of the psecret psociety return to Galax (Virginia, USA) on Christmas Eve 2016 to make amends for a previous short story. They go on an evening walk through the nearly deserted town, finally alighting at a cool craft brewery across from a creek. Their conversation is recorded, and...

Bridge Day

Bridge Day

Mike Bozart | Flash Fiction
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A late-twenty-something, still-getting-to-know-each-other, content Asian American couple goes to the Bridge Day festival in Fayetteville, West Virginia in October of 2006. All seems to be going well on the autumn-splendor drive up I-77 from Charlotte. But then a veteran BASE jumper has a severe...

A Waltz Yes, a Heart No

A Waltz Yes, a Heart No

Barry Rachin | Flash Fiction
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In his early seventies, Barry Rachin is a retired health care manager living in southeastern Massachusetts. Having written over a hundred short stories and several novellas, he prefers literary fiction and greatly admires the classic prose stylists.

A Blue Whale of a Tale

A Blue Whale of a Tale

Mike Bozart | Flash Fiction
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A senior salesman tries to make one last sale at a soon-to-open bar in Bluefield, West Virginia. Before demonstrating his rapid-refrigeration device, he has a meandering, sexually allusive, past-recalling chat with the female bartender-to-be. When another male arrives, a tragic mistake occurs...

Man

Man

K. E. Ward | Flash Fiction
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Man is a short story about a psychotic serial killer, and his victim, May. He abducts May one afternoon and puts her in his car. Little does May know that she would soon experience Stockholm Syndrome, a heartbreaking condition which leads victims to fall in love with their captors. But in the end...

Poodle Park

Poodle Park

Mike Bozart | Flash Fiction
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A quite hilarious at times (and ridiculously insincere throughout), paragon of first-word issues, lunchtime conversation in a high-end Charlotte restaurant is overheard and transcribed. The subjects' most likely thoughts are generously sprinkled into the verbal salad. If this little slice-of-life...

Facebook Types, A to Z

Facebook Types, A to Z

Mike Bozart | Flash Fiction
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Are there really just 26 types of Facebook users? Is that the exact number of categorizable personalities on the currently-very-popular social-media site? Maybe. But, probably not. Though, one for each letter of the alphabet sure is convenient. The author even skewers himself in several of these...