Category Archives: Flash (Non) Fiction

Haunted

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

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Again

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

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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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End in Sight?

I used to collect buckets of rainwater. Now I just hide inside and pray for it to end. Copyright Suzanne Norton 2015

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Change of Plans/Neither did I

“I think only three of us are supposed to move out.” “I’ll respect your decision, but I’m afraid it will mean the beginning of the end.  And I never wanted it to end this way.” With tears that could no longer … Continue reading

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True Love

She said, “Why do you look the way you do?” I stopped writing, smiled and replied, “How do you mean?” “Your eyes are beaming”, she said with a playful grin, and a tilt of her head. I knew what she … Continue reading

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The Phone Call

My question:  “Do you think you will feel up to company tomorrow?” Her answer:  “It’s when I don’t feel up to company that I really need you here.” Copyright Suzanne Norton 2015

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