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 #3 – Into the Wild

They were kissing in their tent in the forest. Nightingales sang, frogs splashed in a pond, the leaves were soft with whispers. “Isn’t nature delightful, dear?” he asked her. “Isn’t this date with nature better than going to the movies?” Wolves howled in the distance. She looked at him worried. Some of you may remember … Continue reading 50-Word Stories #3 – Into the Wild