Trinkets – a microstory


Chubby fingers fumble with the expectation of the moment. He has dreamt of this for so long. She’s perfect – young, athletic, beautiful.


She becomes his first. He keeps her button in a box.

Months later ten others join it. His thirst unquenched.



21 thoughts on “Trinkets – a microstory

    1. Sorry I couldn’t make it clearer in the piece. I debated on the police finding the box of buttons and linking them to the murders, but I thought it was too cliche.


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