Written For: Creative Writing

Parameters: A fiction composed of no more than 55 words. Both dialogue and narrative are allowed. The purpose is to imply, not to tell an entire story.


"You are positively glowing, Miss."

She rubs her fingertip against the napkin.

"Anyway, those cats . . . they keep disappearing."

Tawny hairs rest upon his dark suit.

"The only one found was . . . missing its heart."

A bell collar sits next to a prescription bottle.

Hand rests on her belly; she giggles.