55 word fiction

A collection of 55 word stories written by various bloggers.


Humiliation In Brief

This could be fiction, ‘cept it happened to a friend.

Proud software engineer listens to aunts talking on a visit to India.

“My son’s a wastrel, I don’t think he’ll finish college.”

“If he is that bad at studies, you should ask him to attend a few computer courses. He can become a software engineer.”

Proud software engineer makes hurried exit.

In Brief

A blogger dies and goes to heaven. A few weeks into his stay, he runs into Darwin. Talk tended to evolution, naturally.

He asks Darwin about the only evolution bloggers care about - how people evolve from Insignificant Microbes to Mortal Humans and beyond.

“Good content,” he replied.

“Is that all?”

“And Intelligent Design.”

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