flash fiction.

Flash Fiction: Kafka’s Lost Letter by Mark Tulin

Click on the link and read Kafka’s Lost Letter on LetterPile.com. Featured image by Arno Senoner on unsplash.com

That night, Kafka couldn’t sleep. And when he did, he dreamt about his father reading the letter. In the dream, he saw his father take one of his books with the letter inside it. He saw his father bang his hand on the table and then rip up the letter. In it, Franz was critical of his father’s parenting style and religious beliefs. He felt that his father’s rules and expectations imprisoned him. It was worse for his sister. His father had no respect or sympathy for her. He said she was lazy and a miscreant…

I am an author, poet, humorist, and short story writer from Palm Springs, California. I write about various topics, from my early childhood in Philadelphia to my years as a family therapist and finally to my soul-searching in California. These are poetic narratives that may have humorous or serious content or both. Either way, I hope my poetry and stories resonate with you.

4 comments on “Flash Fiction: Kafka’s Lost Letter by Mark Tulin

  1. I loved the story, as well as the video.

  2. Oh man, that could make for a good movie. Yikes!

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