Ten Word Stories Not About Death

Jade Gonzalez

He boards the one-way plane. Unfortunately, he couldn't escape.

 

Abby Waldo

 

 You're not coming back. I leave the light on anyway.

 

 

Hallie Prickett

“Well...sure,” she mumbled, unwell, unsure.

“What is it?”

 

“Nothing.”

 

 

Sara Lundeen

 

Tearing at the padded walls, he rages, but he’s outside.

 

 

Hope Anderson

 

He said, “Sorry, I’m from South London, darling.” She wept.

 

 

McCartney Elliot

 

He tugged at the leash, implying that we should go.

 

 

Alexis Englund

 

The warm sun beams down upon me and mocks me.

 

 

Liz Meyers

 

If only she could reach the stars captivating his eyes.

 

 

Shelby Rickert

 

Clementine's barriers finally break. She shoots her daughter’s kidnapper.

Delaney Ham

She reluctantly handed over the book, fear in her eyes.