Here Are Six Very Short Stories:
It’s all true, and a lie.
Got fat. Lost weight. Drank beer.
Climbed mountain, lost pants, took nap.
Clouds ripple in moonlight. She screams.
“Hey, you! What time will it…?”
Pink escalators spun candy to heaven.
More Tall Tales for Tight Whales
Corpses wash up in surf. Crabs!
Two lovers walk. Smell. Stop. Retch.
Police sirens wail. Stuck in sand.
Seagulls spin; dive. Bones shine wet.
Sad, old men drink whiskey straight.
A baby coos. Her mother laughs.
Cool breeze over watermelon and wine.
He whips around and drops the _____.
Cannibal baby love! Dorothy ate Toto.
Ebenezer Grinch adopted Little Sammy Who.
Chainsaw kicked back out. Goodbye legs!
Raw Foods Daddy forgot blender top.
Gunshots. Jumped up. No underwear! Shit.
Barbie meets Barbie Lou. Ken happy.
Socrates, Moses, Buddha, Jesus, Muhammad, You.
William Dudley Bass
January 6, 2012
(NOTE: I felt inspired by “Very Short Stories,” a November 2006 article in Wired Magazine. Funny as hell. Check ‘em out @http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/14.11/sixwords.html.)
P.S. Hey, your turn!
*Notice: This collection of very short stories was first published on my website @ http://williamdudleybass.com/MyBlog/words-story-short/ and is reposted here with my permission. Thank you.)
© All copyrighted 2012 by William Dudley Bass.