#FlashTag: Boots

#FlashTag: Boots

Monologging.org invites you to help create collaborative flash fiction. The following picture-inspired story, featuring artwork by Monologging artist, Loreal Prystaj, needs to be completed by Saturday, March 7th. A new line will be added daily by different authors around the world. Find out how to submit your twist to the evolving plot by visiting the #FlashTag Submission Guidelines… Submit Free!


Post Photo by Loreal Prystaj






He was home. She tidied up. Supper simmered on the stove.

She hoped he wouldn’t ask her what the brownish mixture was, because, quite frankly, even she didn’t know.

Where had the boots come from? What was she doing on the floor? She couldn’t remember. Why couldn’t she remember?

Studying the boots, the shadow of a man began to bloom in her mind. The boots belonged to him. But who was he?

“Molly!” She heard his hoarse voice shouting. “What you cooking? The damned pot is overflowing.”

As the drug wore off it dawned on her exactly who owned those boots. She had to get away. Grabbing the boots she ran!

Boots clutched close, she reached the door. Muffled footfalls advancing. The doorknob — popped off in her hand.


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Post Photo by Loreal Prystaj