Six Second Stories

THE SMILE
“That’s funny,” he said instead of laughing.

HELP
“I’d love to help,” he said, “but, you know…”

He shrugged his shoulder and pointed at the arm he broke seven years before.

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PRETENTIOUS
“What’s that word for people who think they’re better than you?” he asked while sipping his half-caf, soy latte con panna with sugar free caramel drizzle. “You know the type of person, like baristas.”

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RECKLESS
“What do you want to be when you grow up?” she asked.

He pursed his lips and raised one brow. He winked and whispered, “Reckless.”

COUNTING SECONDS
“Do you love me?” he asked.

She held her breath. She counted seconds.

He closed his eyes. “You don’t have to answer.”
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WOODEN
It wasn’t until I was denied the roll of corpse #2 (the casting director called my performance “wooden”) that I finally lost the acting bug.

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ARTICULATE-ISH
“I have a real way with…” he said. “I can always find…you know what I’m saying. I’ve got a strong command of…”

“Words?” she asked.


“Profusely.”

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SCRUMPTIOUS
“Scrumptious,” Eve said and took another bite. “What’s in this pie?”

Adam bowed his head and looked away.

Behind him the serpent smiled.
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SONATA
For Christmas I got a drum kit.

The first thing I’m going to learn to play is the Moonlight Sonata.
UNDER THE BED
“Quick,” she said, “under the bed. It’s the only place he never looks.”
We crawled under and held our breath as he began to kneel
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SILENCE
He rambled on and on until she interrupted. “Do you know what goes good with this?” She lifted her fork to eye level.

“No. What?”

“Silence.”