Category Archives: micro-fiction

“The Floating Cow” by Dr. Ugg (The Educated Caveman)

The cow floated approximately six feet off the ground, chewing absently and apparently unconcerned as it progressed down Henson Street. “Damn it, Bessie! Get your ass back to the barn,” Jed yelled, then spit a gooey mass of brown liquid … Continue reading

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“My Greatest Treasure” by Charlie Centipede

My greatest treasure is my family—so I buried them deep in the woods and drew a map to their remains… —Charlie Centipede

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“Secret Cat War” by Richard F. Yates

There was a Cat War going on—a SECRET Cat War. A Cat War so secret that not even the cats who were directly involved knew anything about it. It was an awful war—and very confusing—and it ended when all the … Continue reading

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“…Or Nate Could Just Try Harder” by Richard F. Yates (and Richard O’Brien)

Nate’s problem is not really that he doesn’t try hard enough. Nate was preemie and his oxygen was briefly cut off by his umbilical cord, rendering him with an I.Q. of 87. Anyway, Nate struggled in school and was held … Continue reading

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“Cake (27)” by yr

He leaned over the table, holding onto the birthday hat on top of his head to keep it from falling, and blew—then the cake exploded. He flew backwards, crashing against the wall. As his skull shattered and hundreds of tiny, … Continue reading

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“Elvin Wendt-Weasel Tried to Kill Me (07)” by yr

I still owe him for that… —yr

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“Sandwich (05)” by yr

My sandwich has fallen ill. —yr

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