This story was first published by Visual Verse
‘Laika’ Flash Fiction inspired by prompt from Visual Verse written by Jennifer Harvey
You can also listen to Natalie Winter read this story over at the Mash Stories Soundcloud podcast The Wing Walker We’re in the desert and it’s way more beautiful than I expected. In the early morning light, the sand is dusky pink, a damask rose that folds, dips and ripples like the ocean. I had imagined something harsh. A sun too bright to walk towards, a wind that flicked sand grains at your eyes, a heat that left you brittle. The calm comes as a surprise. It was Alexander’s idea. “The Al Ain” he said. When I looked at him, Read More
This story was first published by Visual Verse. You can read it there or listen to me read it for you. Podcast music via FreeSFX
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After The Game The King And The Pawn Go Into The Same Box This story was first published by Visual Verse in 2014. You can read it over there or listen to me read it for you.
The Return To Heaven This story was first published by Visual Verse in 2014. You can read it over there or listen to me read it for you. Podcast music via FreeSFX
Under A Blue Sky This story was first published in 2014 by Visual Verse and you can read it there. Or of you prefer, listen to me read it for you.
Listen to me read “The Technician Has Eyes Of Deepest Blue” Podcast music via http://www.freesfx.co.uk/music/ The technician has eyes of deepest blue. I notice them as she leans over me. Feel her brush against my cheek, the crimson flush rising on the surface of my skin “Just a tiny prick, okay?” she says. I nod “Uh-huh” but I am already lost, remembering a deeper blue I saw once. “You’ll see stars soon” she smiles. At least I think that’s what she says. “What a peculiar thing for a dentist to say”, the last thought I have. Because I fall then, Read More