Category Archives: flash fiction

Haunted

You begged me to  stay. Instead, I left you there, all alone. With him. Copyright Suzanne Norton 2017

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Unexpected Discoveries

I discovered one of his hairs in the sink this morning. I’m going to keep it, right next to the collar bone left over from the last one. Copyright Suzanne Norton 2016  

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Again

He always said he was sorry. She always believed him.   Copyright Suzanne Norton 2016

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making love and paper airplanes

He stood in the kitchen making paper airplanes.  An image of my son came to mind.  He’d shared a similar interest, at age ten. I reclaimed my clothes from the living room floor, went to my bedroom, and quietly closed … Continue reading

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Irreconcilable Differences

While I eat raw vegetables for a living, He takes pride in the photo hanging on the frig.  A pickup truck full of dead pigs. I feel like throwing up. He tells me how many pounds of sausage they made. … Continue reading

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Storytelling

I always told him the same story when he was growing up. The plot was simple – love, marriage, sex. Now the characters have changed, and we’re both too old for fairy tales. I think I’ll give non-fiction a shot. … Continue reading

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Insecurity; A Frequent Visitor

He responded after all. Now what story will I tell myself? Copyright Suzanne Norton 2015

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