Far Fetched Fables No. 96 Weston Ochse, Molly Flynn, and Amy H. Sturgis

Flash Fiction: “Daddy’s Glasses” by Molly Flynn

(Originally published at Every Day Fiction.)


I peer into my drawer of glasses, deciding, and empty eyes stare back. Most people don’t notice the images pressed into the lenses, like the negatives of old photographs, but Daddy and I do. He keeps his glasses in the garage, but I’m not allowed in there.


I select my pink ones with scratches on the lenses and Hello Kitty printed on the arms. They creak as I force them to fit and the plastic presses into my skin, but the memories are worth it. While Mummy watches TV, I watch snippets of old time imprinted in the glass.


Molly Flynn is a writer from Lincolnshire, UK, and is currently studying a BA in English Literature at the University of Sheffield. She is a part-time artist, writer, and procrastinator, and is seeking representation for her first... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy