Category: Flash Fiction & Poetry

Here you will find the fictional stories and poetry I write from time to time.

Weekly Writing Challenge: Fifty

For this week’s challenge, we are asked to write a fifty-word story. Not five thousand, not five hundred, but precisely fifty words. My Brain processing this week’s challenge: Hmm 50 word story –A story has to have a beginning, middle and end. Dang what… Continue Reading “Weekly Writing Challenge: Fifty”

#PoetryMonth: a preview from My Mind the Menace, by @SarahAlison27

Originally posted on A Life Among The Pages:
My Mind the Menace a debut poetry collection by new to the publishing world poet Sarah Fairbairn. This is a collection from a darker period in Sarah’s life, a period she is happy to say she…

Be Free

She sits alone in the dark Afraid to light her torch For fear of what she might see She can hear the creatures crawling How close they must be The darkness in her mind all consuming The beasts won’t let her be reprieved Then… Continue Reading “Be Free”

Weekly Writing Challenge: Time Machine

Weekly Writing Challenge: Time Machine. This is my first time doing a fiction piece for my entry. I normally relate the topic to my life somehow but this time I decided to do a flash fiction piece. Hope you like it. Stephanie stood in… Continue Reading “Weekly Writing Challenge: Time Machine”

Arms Around Me

My Mind the Menace a debut poetry collection by new to the publishing world poet Sarah Fairbairn. That’s Me That’s Me. This is a collection from a darker period in Sarah’s life, a period she is happy to say she made it through. Here… Continue Reading “Arms Around Me”

Take me home

Originally posted on Sarah Says:
The clock is ticking So fucking what When did I ever care about that They drag me down into their den And I’ve got to try and claw my way out again I click my heels together A million…

Shame

My Mind the Menace a debut poetry collection by new to the publishing world poet ***ME*** Sarah Fairbairn. This is a collection from a darker period in my life, a period I am happy to say I made it through. Here as a teaser is one… Continue Reading “Shame”

Caught: Friday Fictioneers 100 word story challenge

I dash as fast as I can into the cover of the forest, but as soon as I reach the safety of cover, I trip on a gnarled tree root. My ankle is screaming in pain. I try to get to my feet but… Continue Reading “Caught: Friday Fictioneers 100 word story challenge”

Death Trap: Friday Fictioneers 100 word story challenge

This is my first attempt at the Friday Fictioneers 100 word story challenge, so be kind LOL 🙂 Death Trap I stood breathing heavily, being as still as I could possibly be as the old elevator clunked and rattled around me. It ground to a… Continue Reading “Death Trap: Friday Fictioneers 100 word story challenge”

Please child stop crying

This poem came to me this morning while I had a sooky, sleepy baby sitting in my lap, I thought you all might enjoy it. Please child stop crying Yes there is no denying You’re in pain Please child stop crying Your tears are… Continue Reading “Please child stop crying”