Selected 2020 Microflix Texts Part #2

Selected texts for the 2020 Microflix Award. The theme for 2020 is IMAGE.

Vignette by Rebekah Ward

“We’ll Run…!”“But…. I…. have to go…with them…”  “I have to.”  In its palm a small orb pulsates.             “Please,” she begs.…
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Seed by Agnes Sunil

Heather Greenway peered out of her little mud hut, overlooking her once colourful and joyous village. Heather’s village was now filled…
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Seen by Emily Ralph

Hello, my smile says, are you looking for me? You hesitate, your thumb hovers above a one-dimensional girl whose face is…
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Tuna by Lucy Fox

You bite into a tuna sandwich. It thrusts you deep into a memory where you were eating another tuna sandwich. You…
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Fireworks by Lucy Fox

Do you remember seeing fireworks for the first time? When that little ball of light was launched up, up, up ­–…
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Wings by Indigo Bailey

The moth’s tiny body is vibrating. Its tissue paper wings flutter gently—not as if it is going someplace, but as if…
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Granddad by Mary Evans

“Teeth?” “Check.” “Hair.” “Good.” “It’s on a tilt, actually” “Better?” “Ye-ah? Hang on. Better. Ear aids?” “Pardon?” “Very funny.”
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Fabulous by Rose Young

“Stop bloody staring at yourself and go outside” It’s a Saturday morning in the mid 1980s, a middle aged mother is…
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Given by Joshua Maule

In the caravan’s annex, he tapped the keys of his age-old laptop: strumming out thoughts from the year. They played fast,…
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