A CHRISTMAS GUEST BY M.F. WAHL

The tree stood in the corner, it’s dark green boughs weighed down with long soft needles. They remained unadorned despite the wealth of glitter and sparkle in a storage tub nearby. The tub’s lid sat slightly askew, balancing on the rim, where it had been placed down the evening before. Nothing in that corner had … Continue reading A CHRISTMAS GUEST BY M.F. WAHL

FLASH FICTION SATURDAY: Merry-Fucking-Christmas by M.F. Wahl

Thomas had to piss. He pulled the truck over to the side of the snow-packed road and popped open the door, letting in an icy burst of winter into the cab. With shoulders hunched he stepped down, cursing the weather, and the goddamn piece of ass that brought him all the way out here. She … Continue reading FLASH FICTION SATURDAY: Merry-Fucking-Christmas by M.F. Wahl

FLASH FICTION SATURDAY: POSTPARTUM BY M.F. WAHL

She absently digs beneath a fingernail at the red dirt. It stains everything. Even if she were able to wash every speck of oxidized dust from her body, her traitor skin would still harbor the mark of living on this Godforsaken rock. Discolored palms, blemished nail beds, a reddish-orange mottle like faded blood splashes across … Continue reading FLASH FICTION SATURDAY: POSTPARTUM BY M.F. WAHL