The pink froth bubbles out everywhere like a bath bomb exploding from a tub. It collects in pools until it suddenly rushes up, towering down at me like a giant tsunami. My lungs seize, pain jolting out of my throat […]
Jinn Jaani was quiet like Samia. She lurked in shadows, hiding in the corners of dusty closets or behind large vases or lamps. Jinn Jaani appeared as soon as Samia died (Nadir did not notice at first but Nargis did). […]
A Mughal emperor is warned by his trusted Sufi adviser that he must abandon his severe opiate addiction or risk losing his entire kingdom, including his wife and their unborn son.
Tariq, an undercover spy for the U.S. Department of Defense, meets with a high-ranking ISIS official to exchange niceties, and death, in a Turkish bathhouse in Antalya.
Originally submitted to NYC Midnight’s 2019 Microfiction contest. (Genre: Romantic Comedy, Action: Blowing up a balloon, Word: disaster)