Love Letters

Cara’s head drooped between outstretched arms which were manacled to the doorway.

“These are the words you wouldn’t listen to,” Max said as he carved with an exacto knife on her back. “I’ve loved you forever.”

Hypnotized by the steady drip of blood on the dirt floor, she moistened cracked lips and said, “Love hurts.”


A. Partridge.

  • Austin Briggs

    This story is pretty close to an ideal 55-word flash piece, in my opinion. It meets all the criteria of the genre, and does it with a punch. Perfect.

  • Enthralled

    You had me entranced in a flash. What a powerful way to use words to create an impression. Fantastic work. Thank you!