A Watercolor in the Rain

Flash Fiction Challenge 100 – Day 60 For his entire artistic career, he had rendered his works with the precision of an engineer. His art, even the abstract pieces, was always rendered more like a photograph than something from a poet. He had preferred pencil, graphite, and oils because they enabled him the tightest control… Continue reading A Watercolor in the Rain

Back Door

Flash Fiction Challenge 100 – Day 49 At first, the two men enjoyed their alarm system. They would playfully mimic its sonorous announcements. “Front door,” the simulated female voice would announce in its pleasing if robotic voice. Then one of them, Greg or Andy, would parrot back “Front door,” and both men would laugh at… Continue reading Back Door