Six-Word Shorts

These six-word stories were written in response to this photograph of a married couple living in Holland in the 1800s. Many thanks to all our contributors from the WCSU MFA program.

 

Dutch Couple in the 19th Century

Dutch Couple in the 19th Century

Imagine checking for lice in that.

                                    -Kevin Hudson

 

“It’s really her mustache I’m wearing.”

                                    -Ben Dreskin

 

Arsenic in his coffee every day.

                                    -Justin O’Donnell

 

“Ready?”

“Yes.”

“Smile.”

Flash.

“Bon Voyage.”

                                    -Beth D. Man

 

He sat.

She stood.

They cried.

                                    -Anna Denisch

 

Steph Myers
Blog Editor



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