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12 Words Microfiction

Write a story in exactly 12 words, add our hashtag #121words and we will retweet it. Selected stories are published here monthly:

December

twitter.com/@Zoe_Anas


You know nobody, you know nothing, if you haven't known me yet.




twitter.com/@_BestMermaid_


"Hop in." Eyes shining mischievously, he sped off before I could comply.




twitter.com/@_Gauravyadav


"I feel the importance of life, when I spend time with you."




twitter.com/@7Wynand7


He actually enjoyed the cool touch against his skin before it shattered.




twitter.com/@ADKBassBaby


Something happened to Her that night, she realized what Life is about.




twitter.com/@ajameswriter


I hold your heart close to mine. Unfortunately, it is still beating.




twitter.com/@AkshaTshuklA00


Spring season:
Icy hands
Hang from the tress
Strangling passersby
Silently, loudly.




twitter.com/@AkshaTshuklA00


At the far end of waterscape rises a ship drowned for ages.




twitter.com/@alighterview


Everyday
He fell
For the new stories
She told
With her smile




twitter.com/@AlphaWings


Living in a bottomless pit of fear, she rose to her glory.




twitter.com/@alwayswinner786


She -can you portray my wordless feelings
He -Forever...with a smile




twitter.com/@amuveau


She could never do pull ups. However fear motivated her into action.




twitter.com/@anagha_yatin


Leaving behind his trusted partners of life, he embarked on final journey.




twitter.com/@AndrewPinkerman


Lust's longevity
Love's lament
Lest thee remember the
Lesser of two evils




twitter.com/@annamagique


The slasher shook violently, looked down and sighed, "Ahh, that's a relief!"




twitter.com/@Bare_Devil


Just few weeks have passed and it's like she was never there…




twitter.com/@BobFairfield1


After two years of darkness the survivors finally witnessed the first sunrise




twitter.com/@Borislola


The hammer fell to the floor and she knew.
It was done.




twitter.com/@brie_kali


Crisp crackle, acorns fall on car stick shift, open a snapple, sip.




twitter.com/@CharlesKOgden


deep lines
the marks of time
an old face
once so beautiful




twitter.com/@christaconklin


Studying clouds on the clearest day, students chose to not be disappointed.




twitter.com/@CJBlack2012


He sat on the tree stump, watched the rope he torched burn.




twitter.com/@dibbi18


In the cradle of her arms. Lies hope for a new tomorrow.




twitter.com/@DoctorDeSoul


Silence stirred the devil in peoples' heart; malevolent, senseless savage beast woken.




twitter.com/@dre_65


A grim night. Cold hearted and full of guilt, the stranger climbed




twitter.com/@farrell1991


Ultraviolet spotlights scanned their symbiotic souls. Fingers entwined. Feet beating. Hopes high.




twitter.com/@FlashSociology


I tried to write in 121 words. I cut it to 1121.




twitter.com/@From_Rons_Desk


Pointing out the museum piece.
"This, they called a Smartphone".
Hushed laughter.




twitter.com/@GodnBrett


Thirty eight years it rain much pain Queen came with umbrella Love




twitter.com/@ImagineEmmaJun


The ghost escaped the confines of hell only to find heaven empty




twitter.com/@JacquiG_Author


The princess strode away from the cave - deep within a dragon wept.




twitter.com/@Joe_GeranIII


When you turn off the lights, they open their eyes and hunt.




twitter.com/@Johanitsu


Father wake up,i need you. You are sleeping 23 years now.




twitter.com/@Jxlz415


My Journey began slowly walking in the sky along a rainbow staircase.




twitter.com/@Kansaiclikker


Three kilometers swum. Looking back at the wreckage. Five more to go.




twitter.com/@Karenlourhodes


Mercla glanced up. The demon peered down at her, grinned then jumped




twitter.com/@Kbirdcat


Family so poor starving, miserable: mailman feels empathy delivers them a bomb.




twitter.com/@KCerioAuthor


Love means
As day follows night
My heart and soul follow you




twitter.com/@kennetletts


He lay there in silence glad that the escape plane had worked




twitter.com/@kimwilkeswriter


No, I’m not really sure why they always eat the fingers first.




twitter.com/@lal_shiban


Trial was fair. Judge was dosing. Criminal was chatting with the Prosecution!




twitter.com/@lauramchh


The lights flickered, dimmed; spirits sparked, rose; fingers gripped; lips found love.




twitter.com/@Ldka_with_sweg


When paragraphs were unable to tell her story #MeToo spoke for her.




twitter.com/@libertyhenwick


Mrs Jones throttled her beloved husband of 23 years, as you do.




twitter.com/@lizgauthier5


When leaders lead with respect for all people and there is peace.




twitter.com/@markgladman


It was wrong. But there was no way he’d tell the truth.




twitter.com/@masud_shujon


“How in hell you create such evil, scary monsters?”
“Watching you all”!




twitter.com/@MishraMou


Sleek torture ticking over heinous palms slipped, fell - interrupting an incomplete interrogation.




twitter.com/@Miss_Suzannie


Gently snoring, arms outstretched, lashes casting shadows on pale cheeks. My boy.




twitter.com/@mj51day


The shadows in your room are real. Tonight they’re coming for you.




twitter.com/@mj51day


She sipped her coffee wondering if anybody had found his body yet.




twitter.com/@Nerdsvision09


"Thank you for relieving me of my misery" those dead eyes spoke!!!




twitter.com/@OculusWriter


Choices are life, but can imprison.
Be you, not someone else’s you.




twitter.com/@OluwatomisinP


She preferred red. "Why," I asked.
"It already flows through our veins."




twitter.com/@OnceTwice_Again


No mentions
Or
Verbs
End
Many
Boring
Endless
Rivers.
Now I know.




twitter.com/@OnceTwice_Again


On this night
mighty birds
are stealing my lyrics,
claims the wolf.




twitter.com/@palefacewriter


One morning she awakens to bells
Tones transposing keys of easy leaving




twitter.com/@pbsharkey


Married on Ellis Island, together 60 years. But it didn't work out.




twitter.com/@PensiveBttrfly


She knew she shouldn't, but nothing could keep her from him again.




twitter.com/@PetrasFreeMuse


The letter he once sent a stranger... found in his wife's drawer…




twitter.com/@poetryinme14


He became my sky. I became his star. The magical winter tale.




twitter.com/@propapergirl


She lied awake painfully aware of the empty spot next to her.




twitter.com/@RealChrisDeliso


“She,” the girl corrected him. “Our cat is called Lachesis. She scratches.”




twitter.com/@sagesworks


living a dream where destiny's fantasy and reality's an autumn's night breeze




twitter.com/@saucymh


Staring into the darkness, I looked for movement, anything... there was nothing.




twitter.com/@scifurz


I thought I saw something move under the snow in the moonlight.




twitter.com/@sharonmariej


Eyes closed, the roaring sea drowns her scream. She falls weightless, free.




twitter.com/@SkylerJaye23


The waitress saw her lips tremble, her eye swell, a quiet dinner.




twitter.com/@TalesfromAeyuu


Death watched Life pass him by; he grabbed her hand, and smiled.




twitter.com/@tallandtrueweb


His dog snored and farted; he forgave its crass habits for companionship.




twitter.com/@Thebearofthelaw


Once a year the Bulbheaded Fauxflapper climbed high and howled to moon.




twitter.com/@TheTCreamer


She was still here and I could pretend for a final moment.




twitter.com/@Tirtha01Tirtha


She is gazing
at the sky
after
the shooting star
has fallen.




twitter.com/@TJBlake93


The challenge of writing a 140 story was thrilling. Now it’s not.




twitter.com/@TKKinney2017


Day you figure out you're dead. The happy ending of your dreams.




twitter.com/@TweetSareena


Kids watched
applecart full
They never noticed
the littleseller
who longed school




twitter.com/@varshabagadia


It began with hunger and helplessness, but killing was now his sport.




twitter.com/@Viking_Ma


Pumpkins are excellent murder weapons. Bash in skull; chop and make pie.




twitter.com/@whykatwrites


“Give me your books, your words, your syllables, your breath,” he whispered.




twitter.com/@whykatwrites


“Break me softly and come inside,” he said. “This is your home.”




twitter.com/@WilhelmTheBold


After the fog burned away, nothing was left behind but bare earth.




twitter.com/@WilhelmTheBold


"People, to me, are like fine wine.

Best kept in a cellar."




twitter.com/@wolfdownwords


Worldwide, writers woke up to find the story carried on without them.




twitter.com/@YourUnicornMind


“It’s easy! We reflect our evil twisted internal landscapes into your reality.”





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