I stare at the fire as the flames dance around the embers and the glowing fire becomes more and more intense.

I cannot stop watching the fire as it is mesmerizing to me. It takes over all my senses and locks it's bright fiery glow into my eyes.

First, I see the devil jumping around in the flames ready to reach out and pull me in but I fight against him.

As the flames wear down to glowing embers I see the stars sparkling and shining, silently rejoicing that I won against evil and it is now time to live!


Thank you Enisa for our photo prompt this week!


This is my 100 word story for the flash fiction challenge, Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers. We are given a photo prompt that is kindly photographed by our participants and approximately 75-175 words with which to create our stories. It's fun and everyone is invited to participate. For more information, click HERE.

To read all the stories submitted for this challenge, click on the blue froggy button below


32 thoughts on “FFfAW-Fire

  1. Awesome story(?)… The way it’s written, I can hardly tell (read can’t) if it’s meant to be a story or real. Excellent work.

  2. Fire and embers have hypnotizing effect for sure! So glad for the happy end PJ…let the good win over the bad, always.

  3. Great take regarding the dark and light and evil and good Joy. Away from the safety of the fire but too close and you are in hell’s fire. Could easily morph into the tale of Icarus 🙂

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