Flash fiction on Torsade. My very short pieces are mostly given historical settings. I’ve chosen a slide format to make the reading experience resemble a magazine’s, an old-fashioned digest’s, as well as for easy pinning.
“May Day”—light comedy with a serious undertone; a cold war tale set in 1951.
Continued from All the Sires . . .
1950. In search of the Ivory-billed woodpecker, Arbuthnot finds himself starting off on the wrong foot. (Why’s it called that?)
Continued from Pine . . .
1938. Bridie Ford gets a visit from the FSA man, just when her husband, Salvador, has worked up one of his rages.
Continued from Fallen Short . . .
Darian returns to her childhood home, with thoughts of mis-communication.