three line tale

Microfiction: Arrive

I was the last to arrive at the meeting point, the other two were waiting for me.

It was awkward for me to see the pair of teenager and old lady smiling at me, wearing matching dresses.

I never thought i would ever feel the pressure of looking better than myself, or rather my future and past selves, and I owe all this additional pressure to the time machine…


Word Count: 69

Prompt:

Three Line Tales, Week 165

Three Line Tale: Together

This was our first trip together, we sat side by side taking in the breathtaking views the mountains had to offer.

Then came that bend that we failed to see, and could not control the swerving car.

Now we come to this white light, and we will pass through it, together.


Prompt:

Three Line Tales, Week 164

Three Line Tale: Sale

An astounding deal had been offered by the local mall, much to the shock or many and the delight of few.

Walk in with your old partner, and leave with a new man, the offer said.

If only, new discounted clothes could make a new man, the shoppers would have been happy!


Prompt:

Three Line Tales, Week 163

Three Line Tale: Feat

She has done it, accomplished the spectacular feat of winning three consecutive gold medals.

I believe she’s ready for the biggest stage now, I must agree to let her go.

The little devil has accomplished so much, starting from the circus and finally, making it to the Olympics…


Prompt:

Three Line Tales Week #161

Three Line Tale: Your Heart

Dear child, go ahead and live out your heart to the fullest and may nobody stop you from doing it.

But beware the little black people who reside within you, and guard your heart from them, little one.

They enjoy dragging your heart down and making it sink to the depths of dark waters and smile as they do it…


Word Count: 60

Prompt:

Three Line Tales, Week #159

Three Line Tale: Fence

These fences trap me inside, away from my home and with fleeting contact with my family.

This maximum security prison cuts out all contact with the outside world inorder to ensure safety.

Then again, I am glad that I am trapped here among these animals, helping to keep scum like them inside, away from the world…


Word Count: 57

Prompt:

Three Line Tales Week 58

Three Line Tale: Crash

The Kents were driving by the fields in their truck, enjoying the starry skies, and each other’s company.

A rocket ship crashed next to the truck, veering the kents off course, ending their joyride in a burst of flames.

The little baby in the rocket ship grew up to be Superman..but never Clark Kent!


Prompt:

Three Line Tales, Week 155

Three Line Tale: Rescue

The siblings were playing joyously in the shallow water, as their parents sat back on the golden beach sand, enjoying a beautiful setting sun.

When the little kids noticed a drowning man in the sea, they called out to their parents and pointed in the direction, only in time to see the man’s head disappearing.

The worried family frantically called out to the life guards, pointing out the emergency, without realizing that they had not witnessed a drowning, they had witnessed Aquaman’s return to the ocean…


Word Count: 86

Prompt:

Three Line Tales #154

Three Line Tale: The Artist

He sat there everyday, against the wall that showcased his life’s work, his passion, his art.

He would smile back politely at the passers by who would shower him with praises and flowery words.

He smiled at how their actions failed to respect their words, as the number of paintings on the wall greatly outnumbered the money notes in his wallet…


Prompt:

Three Line Tales, Week 153

Blog Battle: Flower

Three Line Tale: They Were All Yellow

If you enjoy writing flash fiction, why not participate in the Wacky Weekend Challenge?

It will be good fun! 😉

Now on to the story…


They were all tall, all not corpulent in the slightest, all bright, all waving in the air, but most of all, they were all yellow.

They stood much higher than the ground, zooming around in the air, with a smile on their face, in an attempt to make humans laugh and spread happiness.

The humans as detrimental as ever, captured the yellow aliens and bound them with ropes, and yet, the smiles never vanished from their yellow faces…


Word Count: 80

Prompts:

Three Line Tales, Week 152

FOWC with Fandango — Detrimental

RDP Thursday – CORPULENT