#FridayFlash – When Autumn Came

The objective: write a flash piece of exactly 55 words. Here it is. When Autumn Came The trees were dying. We didn’t know why. The wheat was dying, the tomatoes, the peonies. Even the weeds wouldn’t grow. We watched all summer for father to come home, as everything...

#FridayFlash from Suicide Notes – #5: Jason

They hate me. God hates me. I hate me. And whatever they say, I can’t help it. I don’t want to be gay. Don’t they think I would change if I could? Then everyone wouldn’t hate me. Then they might love me. Mom, and Dad. Don’t they think I want them to love me? But they...

#FridayFlash from Suicide Notes – #4: Renee

This piece is part of the #SuicideNotes project. I wish I could do it, but I can’t. I try, really I do. And I’d do it if I could. Really, I would. I just can’t. It’s not really their fault. They’ve really tried. All the classes and stuff. They want me to be the best....

#FridayFlash from Suicide Notes – #1: Chloe

This piece is part of the #SuicideNotes project. One Two Three pills. Thirty more pills. Thirty more days. One month. One more month of life, they think. Disappearing one by one into the water. Not for me. She asked me to give it three months, the pills and the...

#Fridayflash From Suicide Notes #2: Sheila

This piece is part of the #SuicideNotes project. Sheila Oh, God, I don’t want to do this. Oh, God, oh, God. Oh, God, they’re so tiny, so… . He’s only three and, oh God, he’s so wonderful! She’s just a baby. Just a baby. They need their mother. They need to be with me....