Author: Noelle Currie

Green 0

A Book in Summer: A Short Pantoum

A breeze turns the pages. Beneath my hand the periwinkle drips from the bluebells and in between my toes. The green pushes up, stretching for the sun. Who can no longer spare warmth? The...

tragic short stories of death 2

Beat – Part Three

Short Story Air flooded into my lungs in a shuddering gasp, the silence blinding me. No. No. No.  “Eric, is everything all right?” The teacher was walking toward me in slow motion, but I was...

Flash Fiction Stories 0

The Barn

Flash Fiction Stories   The barn slants up towards the sky and I squint against the right. It’s not the good kind of yellow he used to love, or the soft white moonlight I...

Pantoum Love Poem 0

Heart: A Short Pantoum

Pantoum Poem The heart must crack. To accept more love, first it will break. It will become full and burst into one thousand sparking bits. To make room, the heart must split its seams...

The Lighthouse 0

The Lighthouse

I woke with the dawn that morning. The sunlight fell in through the window and it was moments before I realized where I was. The bed was as hard as frozen hay beneath me....

short story about struggles in life 0

O is for Orphan

It seems that the sea is home after all. I labored on the churning brine since boyhood, hauling in the bulging nets, scraping my hands on the antiquated equipment, lulled to sleep by the...