55 word fiction

A collection of 55 word stories written by various bloggers.


He heard screeching brakes, ran out and saw his son's broken body surrounded by nightclub gawpers. Unbelieving, he watched a miniskirtedwoman straddle the boy and unbutton his shirt.
"Whore!" He slapped her, hard.
Blood stained her chin. Wordlessly she rose, wiped her mouth, got into a car with a red cross and drove away.


She squinted into the viewfinder. Everything was set. She'd capturethe solar eclipse and her fieldtrip to Venezuela would be complete.The young man trotted across the square and proffered the ice creamcone. She looked up at his smile and was dazzled. Ice cream meltedonto the cobbles as the sun and moon embraced.

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