50-Word Stories #5 – The Appointment

The cardiologist told her to return later. "A condition of the heart..." was all he had said. Her heart was in her mouth when she pushed open the cabinet door. She saw the burning candles, the silver dinnerware, the fine wine. The doctor, neatly dressed, held a bouquet of roses. Some of you may remember … Continue reading 50-Word Stories #5 – The Appointment

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50-Word Stories #4 – The Muse

When his muse died, the poet was heartbroken. He drank, he wrote verses, but found no comfort. One night he sneaked into the cemetery. He broke into her tomb and stole her urn. It was past the witching hour when the poet ate his muse, one spoonful at a time. Some of you may remember … Continue reading 50-Word Stories #4 – The Muse

50-Word Stories #2 – The Wedding

On her wedding day she woke up with a great pimple on the tip of her nose. She stared in the mirror dismayed. “Such misfortune!” she whimpered. She tried to hide it, but nothing worked. She took off her dress and wept. “Mom!” she cried. “We must postpone the wedding!” Some of you may remember … Continue reading 50-Word Stories #2 – The Wedding