Tag Archives: Flash Fiction

Teeth

      Emily hesitated at the patio entrance searching for her friend. Beth usually arrived at their dinners early. And there she was sitting just to the right. Emily slid into the empty, white straw chair and was about … Continue reading

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You Walked Away

  A poem  in 42 words I needed you that day,and begged for you to stay. But as usual you walked away, tossed me off like an old baseball cap. I will not beg again. You broke my heart. Far … Continue reading

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The Door

flash fiction! I couldn’t resist A story in 42 words My door, painted red with a large brass knob, appeared in the chapel where family and friends gathered to say good-bye. Floating close to the ceiling, conversations about me. I … Continue reading

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Forest

I had so much fun last time with this group – am doing it again   I really don’t have time as going on holiday in two days –but I couldn’t resist — my impulse control is turned off.   … Continue reading

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The Visit

Couldn’t resist trying this challenge again.   Answer the question – Have all your clocks stopped? in 42 words exactly I sensed a change in the air, a tranquility. “Hello Susan.” The rocking chair stirred. “Bob is that you?” After forty … Continue reading

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For the Points for Blogophilia 9.7

      Charles Babbage a mathematician and the founder of the modern computer.  lived during the golden age of music and considered telegraph machines to quickly convey information. Well, looky here. He never envisioned computers in every home and … Continue reading

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The Rescue for Blogophilia 8.7

  Me and Steve were just hanging around. No school for us, both kicked out. The bridge was old, crumbling and rusted. What little of it survived the conflagration two years ago so I placed my feet on what solid … Continue reading

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