55 fiction is an attempt to tell an entire story in just 55 words (excluding the title).
More details about this literary form can be found here, where it all began.
I trust they’re happy, together again after all these years.
We were rivals for her hand, you see. After he ‘disappeared’ (he’d had to go – I knew where!) she was soon mine… but when she found the box, it was over, and I sent her to join him. They’re sleeping together now.
Requiescat in pace.
How I became responsible
”Don’t worry, it won’t rain if you take the umbrella,” a prediction that always proved true.
So I carried it always, enjoying the sunshine, until drought shriveled crops and withered dreams. Then I stopped, staying indoors to watch TV instead.
One day, I switched on the news: ”Floods kill 32. When will the deluge end?”