Christmas · Flash Fiction · Parenting · Uncategorized

The Shoebox

  The lump in my throat grew bigger, forcing me to take deep lung-filling breaths each time I noticed I’d forgotten to inhale. The dramatic breathing, coupled with the free-flowing tears meant my husband kept his eyebrows raised for longer than usual when I kept saying “I’m fine, honestly, these are happy tears”. While he… Continue reading The Shoebox

Children · Christmas · Flash Fiction · Poetry

Christmas – 99 word flash fiction

(Genre: Children’s Poetry) On the most magical night of all the year, I lay awake desperately trying to hear the distant sound of jingling bell which causes hopeful hearts to soar and swell. Under the duvet I wriggled my toes and thought of presents, paper and bows. My eyes felt heavy and started to close… Continue reading Christmas – 99 word flash fiction