Shortest Short Story

Okay, we’ve all heard of this, the shortest flash fiction out there.

It’s usually attributed to Hemingway, but according to Snopes, the attribution came from a 1959 play by John deGroot.

Anyway, without further ado:

For sale, baby shoes, never worn.

Tragic, but a full story nonetheless; it’s one with a ton of backstory that it isn’t hard to figure out, referring to a loss of a child.

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